The storyteller's guide : storytellers share advice for the classroom, boardroom, showroom, podium, pulpit and center stage (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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The storyteller's guide : storytellers share advice for the classroom, boardroom, showroom, podium, pulpit and center stage

Author: William Mooney; David Holt
Publisher: Little Rock, Ark. : August House, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Guide to becoming a better storyteller, with advice from more than fifty of America's best-known storytellers, who answer questions about such issues as creating original stories, controlling stage fright, marketing and setting fees, and using storytelling in the library and classroom.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Interviews
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Mooney; David Holt
ISBN: 0874834821 9780874834826
OCLC Number: 34996043
Notes: "American storytelling from August House"--Cover.
Description: 208 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: How do I get started? --
How do I find the right stories? --
Once I find a story and like it, how do I make it my own? --
How do I shape stories from printed texts? --
How do I create stories from True-life events? --
How do I create original stories? --
What makes a story strong? What makes a story weak? --
How do I memorize and rehearse a story? --
What performance techniques do I need to know? --
How do I make a program flow? : Introductions and the role of the emcee --
What mistakes are frequently made by beginning storytellers? --
How do I control stage fright? --
What are the ethics of storytelling? --
How do I market myself? : Setting your fee --
Finding and using an agent --
How do I record and market audios? --
What is the life of a professional storyteller like? --
What was your worst performing experience? --
How can a teacher use storytelling in the classroom? --
How can a media specialist improve and expand storytelling in the library? --
What should I know about censorship? --
What are the copyright laws concerning storytelling? --
Storytelling resources.
Responsibility: written and edited by Bill Mooney and David Holt.

Abstract:

Guide to becoming a better storyteller, with advice from more than fifty of America's best-known storytellers, who answer questions about such issues as creating original stories, controlling stage fright, marketing and setting fees, and using storytelling in the library and classroom.

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