Once upon a time not long ago, I thought of storytelling in 3 forms; bedtime stories, stories used in a public speaking, and the 'war' stories from veteran military members and firefighters. That's it. Man! How much I have learned in 5 years! I now understand there are at LEAST 17 types of oral story … Continue reading The Stories We Tell – Personal Narrative
In Dec of 1999, I remember sitting on a metal folding chair in a big empty room. The room is in a 60 year old fire house. And technically, it's not a room, it's where we parked the fire service vehicles. The space also doubles as the bingo hall/meeting space. On that night, with about … Continue reading The Stories We Tell – Folklore Isn’t Storytelling?
It's been a week since I asked the question "What are all the types of storytelling telling". I have chatted back and forth on social media and email. I have books and articles that I have only began to sort through. I even talked to some people on the phone (crazy, right)! As you can … Continue reading The Stories We Tell – The List So Far
Here recently, I asked a question in some of the Facebook groups that I am a part of. The more answers I got, the more questions I got. I figured since I am taking a journey down the rabbit hole the same way that Alice did to Wonderland, I'd offer to everyone to come with … Continue reading The Stories We Tell