“My stories run up and bite me on the leg-I respond by writing down everything that goes on during the bite. When I finish, the idea lets go and runs off.” -Ray Bradbury
We are nearing the final stretch, and I still have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep. Since by now you know just about everything you can know about storytelling, you’re primed to read an incredibly large document that details even more storytelling goodness.
This particular FAQ by Tim Sheppard is geared towards oral storytellers, but many of his tips can be translated across other storytelling forms. Pay special attention to the resources section, there is a lot of great information there for people who want to take their storytelling and make a career of it.
As for the video, it’s of Cullen Wood telling a story of a wide-mouth frog. Read the FAQ and see which elements of storytelling that she uses. Considering how long the FAQ is, this could be a productive afternoon for you.