Providing directions for storytelling, this book offers examples, and step-by-step plans for choosing stories to tell. It also features practice activities, and techniques that guide the teller through each of the major telling problems and catastrophes that can be encountered.
Kendall Haven is a nationally recognized master storyteller and the author of numerous books, including Marvels of Math, Write Right!, and Close Encounters with Deadly Dangers. A former research scientist, he is based in Fulton, Calif. MaryGay Ducey, a public librarian and professional storyteller, is past-chair of the National Storytelling Association's Board of Directors. She has been featured at every major storytelling festival in the United States and conducts one- and two-day courses on storytelling.