you ready to start the storytelling journey? Welcome! Here are some
suggestions to help you on your way.
of the best ways to start your journey is to join a storytelling
organization. Below are links to MOTELL Organizations and the National
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,
o National Storytelling Network (Storynet) http://www.storynet.org/
way to observe and learn storytelling techniques is to go to storytelling
festivals and classes.
are lots of great books that will help you start on your journey.
get your feet wet! Jump right in! Find a story that you love and
tell it, tell it, tell it, tell it.