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The Story Biz Handbook: How to Manage Your Storytelling Career from the Desk to the Stage
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The Story Biz Handbook: How to Manage Your Storytelling Career from the Desk to the Stage

by Dianne de Las Casas, Margaret Read MacDonald (Foreword by)
 

Beginning with wonderful tips and advice about the art and presentation of storytelling, this is a complete resource about how to build a storytelling career. Storytellers come to their careers centered on the stories they love and soon realize that in order to make a living at what they love, they must build a business. This in-depth book tells them just how and

Overview

Beginning with wonderful tips and advice about the art and presentation of storytelling, this is a complete resource about how to build a storytelling career. Storytellers come to their careers centered on the stories they love and soon realize that in order to make a living at what they love, they must build a business. This in-depth book tells them just how and what to do in every detail, from choosing a sound system to building a website to using podcasts and setting up an office.

Resource lists and tried and true ideas abound as the author shares her marketing and business success story throughout. Each chapter is a story in itself, beginning and ending with different traditional folktale openings and closings. There is even a chapter on how to plan for retirement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591587309
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
09/30/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Dianne de Las Casas is an award-winning storyteller and author who tours internationally presenting programs, teacher training, workshops, and artist residencies. Her performances, dubbed traditional folklore gone fun, are full of energetic audience participation. Visit her Web site at www.storyconnection.net.

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