BOOK: “The Art and Craft of Telling Stories”

New Storytelling Book!

My new book is for actors, storytellers, teachers, public speakers, parents, grandparents –and ANYONE who wants to learn how to rehearse and perform a good story. Order your copy today!

Print version: $19.95

PDF version: $11.95

“. . . you are doing splendid work and the book is very engaging.” –Leslie Reidel, Theatre Director, Professor of Theatre

“It’s a really good practical guide …. a person wanting to tell stories professionally or for fun could start from zero and get as far as their passion and hard work would take them.” –Wade Alden, Actor/Storyteller

“It was great! … I really enjoyed the entire book.” –Suzanne Yeakey, School Librarian

“Your book is a marked accomplishment and just beautifully done, the pages are a pleasure to turn.”  —Misty Stepper, Homeschool Teacher

“ …. some extremely good advice.  I could almost hear you speaking to me. The final paragraph was powerful.” —Christine Begovich, Teacher/Storyteller


One night, about 15 years ago, I was having a beer in one of my favorite towns in eastern Oregon.

The guy next to me, probably an alfalfa farmer, turned to me and said, “So, what the heck brings you out to Christmas Valley?”

I said, “Well, I’m here to tell stories to the kids at your school.”

He paused, took a sip, and then cozied up to the inevitable question: “You get paid for that?”

I smiled and said, “Yeah, I do.”

This book partly explains how that happy circumstance came to be . . .