If you would like to learn more about the art, power, and potential of storytelling, here are some resources to get you started:
National Storytelling Network A great list of storytelling websites and resources.
HSA: Healing Story Alliance A special interest group of the National Storytelling Network dedicated to exploring and promoting the use of storytelling in healing.
Tim Sheppard’s Storytelling Resources for Storytellers An extensive collection of storytelling resources that are annotated and categorized for easy reference.
Doug Lipman Story Dynamics: useful articles and practical coaching for telling stories.
Heather Forest StoryArts Educational Web site, designed for teachers, librarians, and students, explores the use of storytelling in the classroom.
The Halo & The Noose resources for business storytelling
Story Lovers SOS (Searching Out Stories lists sources & bones of stories organized by theme)
Karen Chace Catch The Story Bug Blog dedicated to Storytelling: The ancient art of Oral Tradition. A wealth of information and resources for teachers.
Song, story and culture a blog by Bill Harley – storyteller, singer, author
Sue Black – storyteller, teaching Artist, Certified Bullying Prevention Trainer. Lesson plans and great ideas and resources for teachers.
Author Aaron Shepard’s Stories, Scripts, and More Aaron’s specialty is retelling folktales and traditional literature from around the world. A wonderful collection of folktales, original scripts and articles on how to find, prepare and tell your story!
Resources for Readers and Teachers of Appalachian Literature for Children and Young Adults The entire site is focused on Appalachian Literature.
Storytelling Associations and other resources: