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Bill Mckell – Building a Storytelling Festival from the Ground Up.

Bill Mckell is the founder of the Chillicothe Storytelling Festival and a professional storyteller himself.

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Founding a Festival from Scratch.

Bill Mckell writes…
Creating the Southern Ohio Storytelling Festival in Chillicothe has been an interesting journey. I guess it began when my wife and I started attending the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, TN when our daughters were quite young. When they became old enough to enjoy attending storytelling festivals, we were reluctant to invite them into the “get away” weekend we enjoyed in eastern Tennessee each year. So we searched for an alternate festival to which we could take them. We found the Cave Run Storytelling Festival near Morehead, KY and began taking them there. After attending a couple of years, my wife and I wondered if we could do something similar in our hometown of Chillicothe. The art and tradition of storytelling seemed a natural complement to the Read the rest of this entry »

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Mary Hamilton – Learning about the Working on Our Work Weekend

Mary Hamilton shares on running the WOW Weekend for storytellers (Working on Our Work Weekend Retreat. Press Play to hear Mary Hamilton speak on the

Press Play to hear Mary Hamilton on running the WOW Weekend for storytellers (Working on Our Work Weekend Retreat.

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What is a WOW Weekend?

A WOW Weekend is a “Working on Our Work” Storytelling Weekend facilitated by Scheherazade’s Legacy – Mary Hamilton & Cynthia Changaris. Wow Weekends provide an opportunity for storytellers of all experience levels to gather as peers and grow in the art of telling stories. Each storyteller participating in a WOW Weekend is guaranteed the same amount of time (minimum one hour) for the group to focus their attention on the teller’s work. Using an artist-centered process, each participant will be able to Read the rest of this entry »

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