The goal is to “internalize” the story, not just to “memorize” it. A four-step process is outlined for learning a story by heart: learn the storyline, learn the words, explore original meaning, connect with the story.
2006 NBS Festival Gathering workshop presented by Alan Baker, Scottsdale, AZ
Contributed by Joyce Orr
Many times storytellers are asked to just “put something together” for a group’s program. Here are some questions you can use to develop a creative, smooth flowing program for worship services, schools, businesses, special social/holiday gatherings.
Network of Biblical Storytellers (NBS)
This is an outline for leading a workshop, class or retreat where the members learn to tell a biblical story and apply the meaning to their individual and communal lives. The tutorial may be accessed online or you can download the five-page PDF document.
Members of the CinDay Guild
Tips for Telling to Children from our August 23, 2007 CinDay Gathering