“Are You Awake?” Creates DIALOGUE

Title: Are You Awake? Author/Illustrator: Sophie Blackall Publisher: Henry Holt Year: 2011 Word Count: 250  (estimate) I love dialogue. (Just ask my husband — he says I always want to have a conversation!) Seriously though, having a background and training in stage acting, I’ve read (and written!) my fair share of scripts, which of course,… Read more »

Telling Multicultural Stories to Multicultural Audiences

One of the most humbling experiences that I have as a storyteller is telling stories from diverse cultural backgrounds to people from the culture to which the story belongs. Amongst storytellers and folklorists, there is a wide array of opinions as to whether or not people who are not of the culture should even attempt… Read more »