Table of contents

Acknowledgements vi
About Storytelling 1
1 What’s Storytelling? 3
2 The Room Set-up 9
3 Beginnings 15
4 Linking with an Audience 20
5 Story Reading 25
6 Interactive Storytelling 31
7 Organic Storytelling 34
8 Personal Stories 37
9 The Tools of Storytelling 45
10 Props, Costumes and Other Storytelling Aids 55
11 Story as Therapy 61
12 The World’s Greatest Teachers Used Stories 67
13 Story Selection 72
14 Where to Find Stories 78
15 Adapting to Oral Forms 81
16 Endings 86
17 Stage Fright and Other Disasters 89
18 Target Audiences for Stories 94
19 Business Matters 97
Storytelling Guilds and Contacts 101
Bibliography 105
Resources for Storytelling 111
Index 115
About Storytelling by Helen McKay and Berice Dudley

About Storytelling