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The Storyteller’s Way

A sourcebook for inspired storytelling


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SKU: 9781907359194 ISBN: 9781907359194


Everyone can tell a story, but to tell it well you need a certain set of skills. Whether you’re starting out or want to develop your storytelling expertise, this book is an essential guide.

Use The Storyteller’s Way to tell stories for entertainment, teaching, coaching, healing or making meaning. It contains a wealth of stories, exercises, questions, tips and insights to guide your storytelling path, offering time-tested and trusted ways to improve your skills, overcome blocks and become a confident and inspirational storyteller.

‘Rich in their complementary talents, both generous and attentive teachers, this book is a testimony to the alchemy of Sue and Ashley’s work. On this storytellers’ journey, you will discover your confident self and your unique voice.’ —David Campbell, Foreword


  • Starting Out and First Steps-Nuts and Bolts
  • The Basics and Beyond
  • The Senses
  • Rhythm and Repetition
  • Polarities
  • Temperaments
  • Thresholds
  • Dynamics
  • Gestures
  • Gazes
  • Relating
  • Silence
  • Levels of Language
  • Voice
  • The Deeper Current – Self Development and Storytelling
  • Quotes
  • Stories
  • Tips
  • Exercises
  • Examples
  • Resources

The authors teach storytelling at the International School of Storytelling at Emerson College, England and worldwide.

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Weight0.505 kg

Ashley Ramsden, Sue Hollingsworth




228 × 186 mm


256 pages



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