ISBN-10:
0874834821
ISBN-13:
9780874834826
Pub. Date:
12/28/2005
Publisher:
August House Publishers, Inc.
Storyteller's Guide: Storytellers Share Advice for the Classroom, Boardroom, Showroom, Podium, Pulpit and Central Stage

Storyteller's Guide: Storytellers Share Advice for the Classroom, Boardroom, Showroom, Podium, Pulpit and Central Stage

by Bill Mooney, David Holt
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Overview

Ask a storyteller a question and in response you get a story. The interviews in this handbook are packed with well-chosen anecdotes, metaphors, and parables illuminating the art of storytelling as it is practiced today in many varied settings. Rather than representing the opinion of a single author, this comprehensive guide to storytelling features interviews with more than 50 storytellers, including teachers, librarians, authors, musicians, actors, clergymen, and full time professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780874834826
Publisher: August House Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/28/2005
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,037,197
Product dimensions: 8.56(w) x 11.16(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

David Holt Bio: David Holt found his life’s journey in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains. With a passion to become an old-time banjo player, David traveled to remote mountain communities like Kingdom Come, Kentucky and Sodom Laurel, North Carolina searching for the best traditional musicians. Holt found hundreds of old-time mountaineers with a wealth of folk music, stories and wisdom. There was banjoist Wade Mainer, ballad singer Dellie Norton, singing coal miner Nimrod Workman, and 122-year-old washboard player Susie Brunson. Holt learned to play not only the banjo but also many unusual instruments like the mouth bow, the bottleneck slide guitar and even the paper bag. For over three decades, David’s passion for traditional music and culture has fueled a successful performing and recording career. He has earned four Grammy Awards and performed and recorded with many of his mentors including Doc Watson, Grandpa Jones, Bill Monroe, Earl Scruggs, Roy Acuff and Chet Atkins. Today he tours the country performing solo, with his band The Lightning Bolts and with Sutton, Holt and Coleman. His work has been featured in a number of public television productions.

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Storyteller's Guide: Storytellers Share Advice for the Classroom, Boardroom, Showroom, Podium, Pulpit and Central Stage 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
raizel on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Interviews of storytellers on various topics related to storytelling; some more interesting than others. Lots of helpful ideas, even if you are not a professional storyteller. Too many contributors for me to list.
ablueidol on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Masterclass that draws on over 50 professional storytellers to tell it has it is if you want to get into storytelling