Storyteller’s Journal #1: What You Should Know

Storyteller, who are you?
The Write-In Journal for the Oral Storyteller
Storyteller, who are you? What should you know? What is your place in the world’s oral storytelling traditions? Get your copy of this journal now.

Dozens of Thought-Provoking Comments and Questions
We asked oral storytellers from around the world to answer the question, “What should storytellers know about the art and craft of storytelling?” You’ll find many of their responses in this write-in journal. In addition to the 30+ comments and 20 focused questions, you’ll find some blank pages for you to generate your own thoughts and ideas.

Explore a Variety of Subjects
Ranging from the very practical to somewhat metaphorical, there are a variety of subjects to spark your thoughts and reflection. Included are:

  • Crafting
  • Service
  • Techniques
  • Focus
  • Audiences
  • . . .and many more.

Created by a Storytelling Expert
Sean Buvala is the founder and director of, one of the oldest and most complete online resources for all things related to the art and science of oral storytelling. He’s been recognized by the National Storytelling Network with an Oracle Award for leadership in storytelling. His unique and life-long experience (since 1986!) in story performance, business coaching and nonprofit development shines through as he curates these comments and questions for you.

How to Use This Journal
Write in it! Think through the great comments of so many skilled performing artists. Alone or with a group, this book will improve your skills on how to be a storyteller and communicator. We’ve left plenty of space so that you can bring your own spin to your new journal. Project idea: Why not have your team or guild work together on these intriguing subjects?

Who Should Use This Journal?
The focus in this journal is on the artist who uses stories (traditional, personal, business, sacred, healing) through oral presentation. Great for those of you who present in classrooms, boardrooms, conference rooms, the pulpit or on the stage. If you are working with story primarily as an author or in digital presentation, this isn’t the journal for you.

ISBN/EAN13: 0692736093 / 9780692736098
Page Count: 86
Binding Type: US Trade Paper
Trim Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Language: English
Color: Black and White
Related Categories: Performing Arts / Storytelling

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Harriet Cole
Liz Weir
Megan Finnerty
Anthony Burcher
Richard Marsh
David Thompson
Ailsa Tudhope
Angela R. Hunt, Painted Lady, Queen of Shadows
MB Hoffmann
Penelope Starr
Marc Severson
Amy Oestreicher
Donna Washington
Laurina Bergqvist
Elly Reidy
Lyn Ford
Cassie Cushing
Mark Goldman
Andy Davis
Rivka Willick
True Thomas the Storyteller
Clodagh Brennan Harvey
Baba the Storyteller
K. Sean Buvala
Connie Regan-Blake
Robin E. Kitson
Pete Griffin
Laura Rutherford
Tony Toledo
Phyllis Ralley
Jack Lynch
Gladys Caines Coggswell
Carol Knarr Gebert
Pam Faro

cover of our storytellers journal book