Not Just for Bedtime, Marketers Corner the Market on Storytelling

Not Just for Bedtime, Marketers Corner the Market on Storytelling Forbes (New York, NY), June 27, 2012 Summary: While emerging forms of communications in marketing are often based on the latest technologies, it’s ironic that the hottest trend in marketing today just might be the ancient art of storytelling. Marketing guru Seth Godin equates storytelling…

The Impact of Exclusivity

By Katie Knutson Katie Knutson is our New Voices chairperson who shares her articles for Storytelling Magazine on our blog to inspire a place for discussion and follow-up.  Comments encouraged! Storytelling is the most effective tool I have found for teaching, connecting people, fostering understanding, and building community. When in a community, individual storytellers unite…

Inheriting the Life of the Party

by Adam Booth I recently attended a garden party in Cleveland to celebrate my friend Sarah’s musicology doctoral graduation. She has spent the past few years studying Anne Botta, a 19th century salonnière whose New York home was an important gathering place for writers, musicians, artists, and at times, celebrities. Sarah’s research looks past identifying…

Passionate Conversations

By Laura Simms I organized a salon series called PASSIONATE CONVERSATIONS – The Power of Storytelling. The first took place May 20th.  Two Australian storytellers were in the city:   CAROLINE JOSEPHS and DONNA JACOBS SIFE.  They swept us up in a storied palaver about peacemaking, personal story, healing and the support of women and ancestors. Caroline spoke about…

Seven Tips in Digital Storytelling From the New York Times and CNN

Seven Tips in Digital Storytelling From the New York Times and CNN Journalism.co.uk (Brighton, East Sussex, UK), May 31, 2012 Summary: “We are in a golden age of storytelling” was the message shared by the New York Times’s assistant managing editor Jim Roberts early on in a session at the News World Summit today named…