The pictures above were from a
great article written by Rickeena Richards of the Belleville News
Democrat. The article was picked up by the Associated Press and was
reprinted in many papers and on-line articles...including
The Pantagraph from Normal, IL, and the
This is my first "official"
book as an author. Phyllis Hostmeyer and I co-authored the book that
bundles Storytelling, QAR Strategies, and Character Education. The
sections of the book include: a "how-to" for storytelling; a tutorial
on Question Answer Relationship; and 18 stories divided into 3 ages
groups that cover 6 character traits. Each story gives the full story,
the bones of the story, and the QAR questions and activities. To read
more go to:
Team Up! Tell In
Tandem! How to tell in tandem.
This book looks into
numerous styles, techniques, and combinations. Contributions have come
from more than fifty storytellers, in twenty states and nine different
countries. Articles range from Caren Neile’s about the Folktellers and
Connie Regan Blake’s work with the Kandinsky Trio, to Eth Noh Tec;
from Margaret Read MacDonald’s use with translation, to Charolotte
Blake Alston’s storytelling collaborations with jazz musicians,
orchestras, choreographers and more; from “Side by Side’s” Gale
Portman and Karen Young to “Stories ‘n Stones" Marilyn and Larry
Kinsella; and many more traditional and nontraditional tandem
PRESTO Projected release, August, 2010.
July, 2010, Bellville News
Democrat on-line picture taken at the Edwardsville Public Library.
"Escape Adulthood" - Version of "The Last Punch"
renamed "The Red Doll." Fall, 2007
"Living Your Dream Job" Article in the May, 2002, Woman's Day