Category: Storytelling Digital

CD Review – Blarney

cover-blarney Available from Yvonne Healy, 5193 King Road, Howell, MI 48843, Phone: 810-813-3000.
Email: Stories@YHealy.com
Order online from www.yhealy.com/products.html
$14.00 (includes shipping & handling)

Reviewed By Linda Goodman

A citizen of two cultures, Irish and American, Yvonne Healy spoke both the Irish and English languages until she started elementary school. After that, Irish was her parents’ secret language, used to discuss things forbidden to children’s ears. From this world of diversity, cultural respect, and unspoken secrets was born one of America’s most endearing storytellers.

A little bit Ireland and a little bit USA, Healy’s stories have Read more »

Katharine Hansen, PhD – A Storied Career Blog (Part B)

This is the 2nd of two posts about her… to read the first go here….

Katharine Hansen
Bio: Katharine (Kathy) Hansen, Ph.D., creative director and associate publisher of Quintessential Careers, is an educator
, author, and blogger who provides content for Quintessential Careers, edits its newsletter QuintZine, and blogs about storytelling at A Storied Career. Kathy, who earned her PhD from Union Institute & University authored Tell Me About Yourself (April 2009), Dynamic Cover Letters for New Graduates, A Foot in the Door, Top Notch Executive Interviews (fall 2009), Top Notch Executive Resumes; and with Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., Dynamic Cover Letters, Write Your Way to a Higher GPA, and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Study Skills.

4. How do you describe the benefits of storytelling to other people in the business world?

I call upon the gurus who evangelized storytelling long before I did — people like Annette Simmons and Steve Denning and others, early pioneers who wrote books that have become the foundation for current business narrative/organizational storytelling.

Simmons characterizes the effectiveness of stories in business in her landmark book, The Story Factor (Chapters 2 and 5): Read more »

Katharine Hansen – A Storied Career Blog (Part A)

Katharine Hansen
Bio: Katharine (Kathy) Hansen, Ph.D., creative director and associate publisher of Quintessential Careers, is an educator
, author, and blogger who provides content for Quintessential Careers, edits its newsletter QuintZine, and blogs about storytelling at A Storied Career. Kathy, who earned her PhD from Union Institute & University authored Tell Me About Yourself (April 2009), Dynamic Cover Letters for New Graduates, A Foot in the Door, Top Notch Executive Interviews (fall 2009), Top Notch Executive Resumes; and with Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., Dynamic Cover Letters, Write Your Way to a Higher GPA, and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Study Skills.

1.What is Storytelling? and why are you interested in it?

I am among the storytelling fans who do not like to be boxed in by a specific definition of “story” or “storytelling.” I’ve found in the more than 57 interviews I’ve conducted with storytelling practitioners that most of them, perhaps surprisingly, prefer not to define “storytelling.” (However, a few feel a strict definition is vitally important.) Of the definitions offered by the practitioners who prefer to define story/storytelling, I’ve liked some more than others. One of my favorites is: “Story is context.”

I think I have been interested in storytelling for most of my life, but I didn’t really recognize the passion until I began my Read more »

Art of Storytelling Show iPhone Application Released!

Art of Storytelling with Brother Wolf Show iPhone Application It’s official – the iPhone application has been released for Art of Storytelling with Brother Wolf Show.

Many iPhone listeners of this show have complained that they can not listen to the back catalog (Shows 1 through 60). But now via this iPhone application they can listen to every episode that previously was only available on the website. Over one hundred hours of information and interviews on venerable art of storytelling.

You can purchase this iPhone application in the iTunes store here.
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-art-storytelling-show/id359696135?mt=8

If you purchase this application please review it in the iTunes Store. I will add published reviews in the iTunes Application Store to this post here – Read more »

Using the Google Story Tool

Can you tell a story in seven lines – I took the challenge tell me what you think?

My interest here is how we as artists can use this tool to represent our ideas and vision.

One of Googles media reps invited me to work on this tool and in all Read more »

Join the Art of Storytelling with Brother Wolf Podcast

Would you like to be a part of a storytelling conference call that supports you in your use of storytelling? If so, then enter your name and email address and you will receive personal invitations to participate in The Art of Storytelling with Brother Wolf Conference call – most Tuesdays at 8pm Eastern.

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Share your thoughts on the call, connect with old time storytellers and ask questions to experts in the field.

I will not share or give away your email address.

And don’t forget to subscribe by iTunes or your browser to The Art of Storytelling with Brother Wolf so you can get bi-weekly inspirations from Bother Wolf direct to your desktop. Read the info on the right to find out how. It’s free and it’s super simple.

Story Lab X – Bringing the Storytelling Community to the People via Video.

Tim Ereneta Storyteller telling stories

My friend Tim Ereneta has hit upon a brilliant idea. On Youtube and elsewhere online are hundreds of really good storytelling videos already produced. He has found all those videos with their embed codes and moved them to one place. Just brilliant and just what we need. They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. This is the place to Read more »

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