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Dr. Joel Ying on TV! Interview on Storytelling

Behind the Headlines: Storytelling Storytelling Performance gets more mainstream. Check out my interview by Amy Oshier on Behind the Headlines: Naples Daily News – part of the USA TODAY NETWORK. Originally aired at 10 a.m. Sunday on ABC-7. (The show starts after the commercial on the video link below or go directly to the Naples …Read More

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The Right Honorable Dr. Louise Bennett-Coverley (Miss Lou)

The Right Honorable Dr. Louise Bennett-Coverley was born in Kingston, Jamaica, on September 7, 1919. She died in Ontario, Canada, on July 26, 2006. Her body was flown back to Jamaica to lie in state in the National Arena, and then buried in National Hero’s Park, next to other great heroes and leaders of Jamaica. This …Read More

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Storytelling for Business

What’s your story? (the negative) “Your story” is sometimes thought of in the negative context (see yesterday’s post with Byron Katie). The mind is good about “making up stories” about why we do what we do, endlessly rationalizing the emotional reactions that we sometimes do without a second (or even first) thought. “Well, of course, …Read More

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StorySlam sold out in Ft Myers!

On Wed, Jan 25th, 2017, at 7pm, history was made.  “StorySlam: An Evening of Storytelling” at Alliance for the Arts in Ft. Myers, Florida, was a complete success! Storytellers of the Round Table put on another sold-out performance with a repeat of our sold-out show from April 2016 at the Sugden Theatre in Naples, Florida. …Read More

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Storytelling in Southwest Florida: New Year, New Stories

What is a storyteller? Someone who tells a story? “Storytelling” is a word used in many different contexts, and hence confusion. We remember books read to us as a child, and often storytelling as “story-reading” is the only definition some have encountered. Sometimes, it is also applied to novelists, essayists, playwrights, and movie directors. In …Read More