Mary Medlicott, Storyteller and Author - Storyworks

Posts Tagged ‘Daniel Morden’

Storytelling Starters ~ Tour d’Amour

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

It sounds odd to say it. But it was so. In the early days of what became the Storytelling Revival in the UK, there was a distinct whiff of opposition to writing. Storytelling was, and is, very different from reading aloud and different too from writing: we storytellers felt at that time that, in public at least, we had to proclaim, reveal and uphold the differences.

By now, a good number of well-known storytellers in the UK – Hugh Lupton, Sally Pomme Clayton, Daniel Morden among them – have published books. I’ve published books too, nine in all, and I feel I can now admit to enjoying both the differences and similarities between the two forms. (more…)

Storytelling Starters ~ Haunted

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

There are many ways in which a person can be haunted. Last week’s ghost story brought a fascinating personal ghost  story from my friend Felice in New Zealand. If you look back to my Blog for last week, you’ll see it at the bottom as a Comment. This week it’s a very different kind of story that’s been haunting me. (more…)

Storytelling Starters ~ So many stories

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Sometimes it proves very difficult to hold together the different levels of story that come your way in this hard world.

Festival at the Edge (more…)