Storytelling Art and Technique

Author: Ellin Greene
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313078610
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Join the countless professionals who have benefited from the best how to storytelling guide available today. Storytelling: Art and Technique is a proven handbook and selection tool that shows you how to select, prepare, and tell stories to and for children aged 3 to 13. Ideal for both beginning and experienced storytellers working in public or school library settings, this useful volume reveals the storyteller's art—from planning through performance.


Author: Augusta Baker
Publisher: New York : Bowker
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Surveys the history of storytelling as practiced in United States libraries and offers practical guidelines for selecting material, preparing oneself and one's audience, presenting stories, planning programs, and meeting the needs of handicapped children

Visual Storytelling

Author: Tony C. Caputo
ISBN: 9780823003174
Format: PDF
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A veteran comic book publisher demonstrates everything aspiring visual media artists need to know about sequential art, covering each stage of the production process, the basics of figure drawing and anatomy, and the essential of page composition, layout, and design. Original.

How to Draw Noir Comics

Author: Shawn Martinbrough
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 0823024067
Format: PDF
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Describes the techniques needed to draw noir comics such as creating mood, staging action, working with a script, characters, and lightning.

Crash Course in Storytelling

Author: Kendall F. Haven
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781591583998
Format: PDF, ePub
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A guide for librarians discusses a variety of techniques to engage young listeners and make stories interesting and exciting, including such topics as how to encourage audience participation and how to choose a story.

Improving Your Storytelling

Author: Doug Lipman
Publisher: august house
ISBN: 9780874835304
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Discusses methods of storytelling, and encourages the storyteller to think on their feet, by using facial expressions, voice control, timing, hand movements, style, imagery, and other details that enhance a tale-telling session

Engaging Community Through Storytelling Library and Community Programming

Author: Sherry Norfolk
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440850704
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This exploration of model storytelling projects shows librarians how to expand their roles as keepers of the stories while strengthening their communities. • Presents an inspirational and impassioned documentation of how storytelling can and is being used in libraries, community centers, and schools to engage and strengthen communities • Helps librarians create programs for youth storytellers that keep children and young adults involved in their schools and communities • Showcases replicable programs that can readily and immediately be implemented in school and public libraries, as well as in other community organizations • Provides a timely and effective response to tension and divisiveness in our communities

Let the Story Do the Work

Author: Esther Choy
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 0814438024
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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People forget facts, but they never forget a good story. \It sounds so simple: Incorporate a story and people will remember your message. But when you get down to crafting one, there's nothing easy about it. Material for stories surrounds us. Yet few people are skilled at sharing personal anecdotes and even fewer know how to link them to professional goals. Whether you want to stand out in the interview process, add punch to a presentation, or make a compelling case for a new initiative, Let the Story Do the Work shows you how to mine your experience for simple narratives that convey who you are, what you want to achieve, and why others should care. Packed with enlightening examples, the book explains how to find the perfect hook, structure your story...and deliver it at the right time in the right way. You'll discover how to use stories to: Capture attention * Engage your audience * Change minds * Inspire action * Bring facts and data to life * Clarify challenging concepts * Pitch persuasively * Fundraise effectively * And more Never underestimate the power of a great story. Learn to leverage the elements of storytelling-and turn everyday communications into opportunities to connect, gain buy-in, and build lasting relationships.

Directing the Story

Author: Francis Glebas
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136138692
Format: PDF, Docs
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Francis Glebas, a top Disney storyboard artist, shows how to reach the ultimate goal of animation and moviemaking by showing how to provide audiences with an emotionally satisfying experience. Directing the Story offers a structural approach to clearly and dramatically presenting visual stories. With Francis' help you'll discover the professional storytelling techniques which have swept away generations of movie goers and kept them coming back for more. You'll also learn to spot potential problems before they cost you time or money and offers creative solutions to solve them. Best of all, it practices what it preaches, using a graphic novel format to demonstrate the professional visual storytelling techniques you need to know.

Video Game Storytelling

Author: Evan Skolnick
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 0385345836
Format: PDF, Mobi
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UNLOCK YOUR GAME'S NARRATIVE POTENTIAL! With increasingly sophisticated video games being consumed by an enthusiastic and expanding audience, the pressure is on game developers like never before to deliver exciting stories and engaging characters. With Video Game Storytelling, game writer and producer Evan Skolnick provides a comprehensive yet easy-to-follow guide to storytelling basics and how they can be applied at every stage of the development process—by all members of the team. This clear, concise reference pairs relevant examples from top games and other media with a breakdown of the key roles in game development, showing how a team’s shared understanding and application of core storytelling principles can deepen the player experience. Understanding story and why it matters is no longer just for writers or narrative designers. From team leadership to game design and beyond, Skolnick reveals how each member of the development team can do his or her part to help produce gripping, truly memorable narratives that will enhance gameplay and bring today’s savvy gamers back time and time again. From the Trade Paperback edition.