Netting Storytelling Resources
An Internet Hotlist on Storytelling
created by Marilyn McPhie
| General Resources
You COULD look for books or magazines to find out about Storytelling, but why not use the power of the Internet instead? The links below will get you started.
The Internet Resources
- Aaron Shepard's Storytelling Page - Tips for tellers, articles, bibliography, storytelling adaptations of Shepard's picture books
- American Folklife Center: Resources in Ethnographic Studies - A collection from the Library of Congress of resources for anthropology, ethnomusicology, folklore and folklife
- Chris King's website - Articles, links and other excellent material.
- Eldrbarry's Storytelling Home Page - Handbook for Storytellers, articles, good advice, links, even on-line book ordering
- Encyclopedia Mythica - More than 50,000 searchable articles on mythology
- Frequently Asked Questions - Tim Sheppard's compilation of answers to questions about copyright laws, story sources, classes, and much, much more
- National Council of Teachers of English - Text of 'Teaching Storytelling' pamphlet. An excellent explanation of the history and value of storytelling.
- Sisters' Choice - Nancy Schimmel's site includes lists of stories with active heroines, ecology-minded stories, adoption stories and more
- StoryArts Online - Heather Forest's excellent, informative site, including basic storytelling vocabulary and many short stories
- StoryCorps - Americans sharing the stories of their lives.
- Storytell List - Information on a popular on-line forum with discussions and information on everything related to the art of storytelling.
- Storyteller.net - An excellent general resource, including information on tellers, RealAudio stories, and much more
- Tim Jennings's Website - Includes articles, lists of openings and closings and quotations and more
- Australian Storytelling Guild - includes articles, storyteller interviews, stories
- Connecticut Storytelling Center -
- Dreamshapers - Storytelling based in Los Angeles, California
- Illinois Storytelling, Inc. - includes information on intergenerational storytelling
- International Storytelling Center - Center for storytelling in Jonesborough, Tennessee; hosts the National Storytelling Festival
- League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling - Official L.A.N.E.S. site, info on Sharing the Fire, etc.
- National Storytelling Network - Official news and information, links to tellers and events
- Nature in Legend and Story - Organization devoted to storytelling about nature; includes monthly stories and newsletter
- South Coast Storytellers Guild - Storytelling in Orange County, California
- Storytellers of San Diego - Everything you want to know about storytelling and storytellers in the San Diego, California area.
- Tejas Storytelling Association - Storytelling in Texas
- The Kids Storytelling Club - Stories, tips for telling, related crafts--all aimed at kids
- Doug Lipman's Site - Doug Lipman's resources include information on his storytelling books, tapes and upcoming performances, plus articles on many helpful topics
- Milbre Burch's Site - Attractive, informative teller site
- Richard Marsh's Site - About his Legendary Tours, Irish myth and legend
- The Story Connection - Dianne de las Casas's collection of storytelling activities, books, links and more
- Cinderella Bibliography - A great Cinderella site
- Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts - Full texts of many, many traditional tales, edited by D. L. Ashliman
- Folklore, Myth and Legend - Many story links from the Children's Literature Web Guide
- Grimm Brothers Home Page - compiled by D. L. Ashliman
- Hans Christian - Fairy Tales and Stories - translations by H. P. Paull
- Hasidic Stories - A collection of Jewish stories from Doug Lipman
- Magic Tales of Mexico - Fairy tale texts in English and Spanish
- Myth*ing Links - An annotated, illustrated collection of worldwide links to mythologies, fairy tales & folklore, sacred arts & sacred traditions, compiled by Kathleen Jenks, Pacifica Graduate Institute
- Story-Lovers - Jackie Baldwin's website, includes story-themed notecards and other products, and an 'SOS' section with lists of stories by theme.
- The Moonlit Road - Each month, this site features several odd and spooky folktales from throughout the South told with both text and streaming audio versions. Archives available.
- The Tam Lin Pages - many sources, variants and links surrounding this traditional tale from Scotland
Content by Marilyn McPhie, email@example.com
Last revised Tue May 7 20:43:59 US/Pacific 2013