Tag Archives: Storytelling

Mrs. P's 6th Annual Be-a-Famous Writer Contest

Mrs. P's 6th Annual Be-a-Famous Writer Contest

Calling all teachers! My 6th annual writing contest is made for the classroom. Use as a class project. Your school wins books in ever format: digital, audio and of course, real books! from our great sponsors. Real books from Buy Preferred & Powells, Audiobook license from Tales2Go, Digital Books from myOn Reader, & the story turned into a real book for your school library thanks to Polka Dots Publishing. oh… Read Article →

Cuento de Navidad - Canción de Navidad de Dickens - Cuentacuentos

Cuento de Navidad – Canción de Navidad de Dickens – Cuentacuentos

Cuento de Navidad. La historia del Sr. Scrooge, un hombre muy tacaño y huraño, que se transforma en Navidad en un hombre generoso y amigable gracias a tres espíritus.Un cuento para disfrutar en familia esta Navidad. Beatriz Montero cuenta el cuento clásico de Charles Dickens “Canción de Navidad”. Emitido en televisión el 24 y 25 de diciembre de 2011 por “El Día TV”, Tenerife, España. Mas información en www.beatrizmontero.com Beatriz… Read Article →

A New Southern Canon

A New Southern Canon

A message from Rick Dildine, ASF Artistic Director: I’ve lived all over the country, but when I tell people I’m from the South, there is an immediate set of …

Collaborative Storytelling with Alice Chipkin and Tava Tavassoli

Collaborative Storytelling with Alice Chipkin and Tava Tavassoli

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Authors@ | Storytelling: Lessons from the Top with BBC's Gavin Esler

[email protected] | Storytelling: Lessons from the Top with BBC's Gavin Esler

Filmed at Google London Introduction by Peter Barron Gavin Esler has been interviewing leading figures from politics, sports, industry and the arts for more than thirty years – from Bill Clinton and Alistair Campbell to Lady Gaga and Angelina Jolie. In this talk, he draws upon his experience at the BBC to examine how leaders in all fields — from politics to media, from business to the arts — all… Read Article →

How to Avoid the 'Fatal Cheapness' of Historical Fiction

How to Avoid the 'Fatal Cheapness' of Historical Fiction

Full video from the Association of Writers and Writing Programs available at: Irish writer Colm Tóibín and Rachel Kushner, author of The Flamethrowers, look at how history plays into fiction and why getting every detail right isn’t as important as tension and currency. Henry James is very good on the subject a friend of his rose an historical novel and sent it to him and he sent it back immediately he… Read Article →

Ryan Holiday: How to Create Work That Lasts | Chase Jarvis LIVE

Ryan Holiday: How to Create Work That Lasts | Chase Jarvis LIVE

Ryan Holiday is an author and media strategist. His career in marketing started at age 19, where he dropped out of college to work with Robert Green. He soon found his way as the director of marketing for American Apparel, then went on to start his own creative agency, Brass Check, who advises the likes of Google, Tim Ferriss, and Tony Robbins. He’s quite the writer, making the New York… Read Article →

The Moth Presents: Maile Meloy

The Moth Presents: Maile Meloy

Maile Meloy gives her first ever interview on national TV. Maile Meloy is the author of seven books of fiction. Maile grew up in Helena, Montana, and now lives in Los Angeles. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, Slate, and elsewhere. Please welcome Maile Meloy. I was in the 5th grade in Montana in thefinal round of the Lewis and… Read Article →

Interview with Elif Shafak (Turkey's most-read woman writer) | DLDwomen 14

Interview with Elif Shafak (Turkey's most-read woman writer) | DLDwomen 14

Elif Shafak is Turkey’s most-read woman writer and an award-winning novelist. She writes in English and Turkish, and has published 13 books, nine of which are novels, including: The Bastard of Istanbul, The Forty Rules of Love, Honour and her nonfiction memoir Black Milk. Her new novel The Architect’s Apprentice is to be published by Penguin UK in autumn 2014. Shafak blends Western & Eastern traditions of storytelling, bringing out… Read Article →

What is Story Box Library?

What is Story Box Library?

Story Box Library is a subscription based educational website, created for Australian children to view stories by Australian authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic storytellers. yeah Nick Cave Colin Lane Danny cads all reading for story box library story box library is terrific because it's another way of enjoying stories I love reading I love reading aloud to my children or to anyone who listen which is why… Read Article →

The Rainbow Fish read by Ernest Borgnine

The Rainbow Fish read by Ernest Borgnine

The Rainbow Fish is written and illustrated by Marcus Pfister and read by Ernest Borgnine. The Rainbow Fish is an award-winning book about a beautiful fish who finds friendship and happiness when he learns to share. The book is best known for its morals about the value of being an individual and for the distinctive shiny foil scales of the Rainbow Fish. View the activity guide here: Watch all of… Read Article →

Top Writing Advice from Powerhouse Author Sam Freedman

Top Writing Advice from Powerhouse Author Sam Freedman

Samuel Freedman is a beloved professor at Columbia Journalism School and an eight-time author. He is well-known for his novel-writing class, where a large percentage of his students who end up publishing books. Professor Freedman sat down with IVY to share his insights and tips for new writers. IVY is the world’s first Social University. Our mission is to educate and inspire future leaders. To learn more, please visit ivy.com…. Read Article →

The Secret A Writer Needs To Know To Write A Great Story by William C. Martell

The Secret A Writer Needs To Know To Write A Great Story by William C. Martell

BUY THE BOOKS – THE SECRETS TO ACTION SCREENWRITING DIALOGUE SECRETS (Screenwriting Blue Books Book 10) MORE VIDEOS WITH WILLIAM C. MARTELL CONNECT WITH WILLIAM C. MARTELL CONNECT WITH FILM COURAGE BUSINESS INQUIRIES SUBSCRIBE TO THE FILM COURAGE YOUTUBE CHANNEL LISTEN TO THE FILM COURAGE PODCAST PROMOTE YOUR MOVIE, WEBSERIES, OR PRODUCT ON FILM COURAGE SUPPORT FILM COURAGE Stuff we use: CAMERA – This is the camera we have used… Read Article →

Legends Summarized: King Arthur

Legends Summarized: King Arthur

Camelooooooot~🎵 For a mythos so universally well-known, there’s not actually much in the way of a *canon* for King Arthur. Some people will smugly inform you that the Sword in the Stone isn’t Excalibur; some will equally smugly tell you that the stone was actually an anvil. Is Merlin a druid, a wizard, a demon, a time-traveler? Is Morgan Le Fay Arthur’s sister, nemesis, lover, all of the above? And… Read Article →

GREAT WRITERS ARE FASCINATED BY PEOPLE | Robert McKee on London Real

GREAT WRITERS ARE FASCINATED BY PEOPLE | Robert McKee on London Real

FREE 1:1 BUSINESS CONSULTATION CALL: NEW MASTERCLASS EACH WEEK: 2019 SUMMIT TICKETS: This is taken from our episode with Robert McKee ‘Story’ WATCH THE FULL EPISODE FOR FREE: SUBSCRIBE ON YOUTUBE: FREE FULL EPISODES: London Real Academy: BUSINESS ACCELERATOR: LIFE ACCELERATOR: BROADCAST YOURSELF: SPEAK TO INSPIRE: #LondonReal #Motivation

Black Authors Breakfast Party

Black Authors Breakfast Party

The Black Authors Breakfast Party for the African-American Read-In was conceived by DC Author and Literacy Consultant Caroline Brewer was a way to celebrate and bring attention to the works of black authors in DC and across the U.S. Because when we read a book, recite a poem, tell a story, or sing a song by a black writer, or listen as they read, sing, or talk to us, we… Read Article →

Write the Best Book You Can | Middle Grade Ninja: Author Padma Venkatraman

Write the Best Book You Can | Middle Grade Ninja: Author Padma Venkatraman

PLEASE SUBSCRIBE for more great content:) Buy THE BRIDGE HOME by Padma Venkatraman: Download BANNEKER BONES AND THE GIANT ROBOT BEES for free: From Middle Grade Ninja Episode 17: Padma Venkatraman is the author of 4 novels: THE BRIDGE HOME, A TIME TO DANCE, ISLAND’S END and CLIMBING THE STAIRS, all of which were released to multiple starred reviews (for a total of seventeen stars so far). Her latest, THE… Read Article →