Become a Storyteller

Are you ready to start the storytelling journey? Welcome! Here are some suggestions to help you on your way.

One of the best ways to start your journey is to join a storytelling organization. Below are links to MOTELL Organizations and the National Storytelling Organization

 

o By Word of Mouth http://shorock.com/folk/bwom/
o St Louis Gateway Storytellers http://www.stlouisgatewaystorytellers.org/
o Mid-Missouri Organization of Storytellers (MOST) http://most.missouri.org/
o River & Prairie Storyweavers (RAPS) Contact: Gary Kuntz, 816-452-6893, galirahi@aol.com
o National Storytelling Network (Storynet) http://www.storynet.org/

Another way to observe and learn storytelling techniques is to go to storytelling festivals and classes.

There are lots of great books that will help you start on your journey.

Finally, get your feet wet! Jump right in! Find a story that you love and tell it, tell it, tell it, tell it.