Reporter’s notebook: Storyteller visits James Bickley Elementary School

The storyteller gestured wildly with his hands, his voice undulating high and low, his face like putty, able to morph into a variety of characters. As his ghost story unfolded, more than 30 students sat cross-legged around him, slack-jawed and wide-eyed. “You have to experience the story yourself before it can become real for your […]

Storytellers make us think, remember

Grant McGee Are you a storyteller? Are you nurturing your storytelling skill? What is a storyteller? I think the first requirement is you need to remember. Then there’s how the tale is told. Dry accuracy and such, that’s the realm of the researcher, reporter, historian and teacher. Remembering and telling a good story, ah, that’s […]