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In the last few weeks for reasons unknown the smart phone users have begun to listen to the show in large numbers – if this is you please let us know how you found us on your smart phone or mobile device. Over a 80,000 downloads in the last thirty days alone. Compare that to last year with a total of 26,000 downloads and you see why we are a little excited to see what is happening here.
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I just opened my email inbox and once again found on e of those infrequent treastes of the natural world from Doug Elliot. Now I know that if you are like me – you have subscribed to a lot of storytellers email lists. I get emails newsletters about traveling, performing, book writing, and of course, telling stories. Doug is an artist who I have continuously looked forward to reading his newsletters since I first started getting them. I wanted to recommended his writings to you as I know he has yet to let me down.
Doug Elliot’s writing always fills me with the deepest respect for the natural world and how I can interact with it. To be fair – he dosen’t send his newsletter out too often. When he does they are always interesting and entirely unique with in the storytelling community. Doug is the real deal. His storytelling is an outgrowth of his love of the natural world. I hope that he will continue to send me newsletters for years to come.
You can read his latest literary work on his blog – and you can subscribe to his newsletters on the right hand side of the page lower down. Why so hard to find Doug? Also you can read – watch videos or just check him out on his website http://www.dougelliott.com
I wrote an article like this back in 2009 – there has been a lot of water under the that bridge and I rarely write articles for this bog – but recently someone twitted about that old post and I thought – what they heck might as well update my readers. Keep in mind that many of these people have become my friends, I apologize to any worthy storytelling blogger who feels excluded form this list.
By the way only four of these storytellers linked to other folks who are writing blogs on the subject of storytelling – bad karma for the rest of you… 3 of them are the top 3 listed. In this world with limited web resources devoted to oral narrative or any form of narrative at all – we have to stick together.
Wow – while my back was turned the Moth has been turning out stories and racking up rewards to the credit of those hard working folks at the Moth office in New york. If you have the chance get your self to a Moth event.
I promise to always remember my power, love, and intelligence as an artist,
and the vital role that artists have played in every culture and time.
I will never again invalidate any artist who is living their truth,
including myself, or any work of art that expresses that truth,
but rather ally myself with all artists to end our economic oppression, and enthusiastically encourage the creativity of every human.
Rational Island Publishers developed by the Re-evaluation Co-counseling Community. Bold parts added by Brother Wolf
Recently my friend Kevin Cordi published a nice dare on the Artists Commitment – I suggest you read his words –
I have had a problem with this commitment for some time – I believe thatRead more »