"Stor E Telling"

Links from Karen's column in
Storytelling Magazine
, and other authored publications.

Arts Education

Bird Stories from Around the World

Book Resources

The Business of Storytelling

Circle the Globe with Stories

Colleges and Storytelling Courses

Crafts and Activities

Grant Resources and Tutorials

Holidays, Celebrations and Observances

Music Resources

Oral History Resources

Princess Tales from Around the World

Puppets and Puppetry

Stories from A to Z

String Figure Sites

Teaching Tolerance ~ Promoting Peace

Teaching Tools

Voice Care and Relaxation Techniques

voice care and relaxation techniques


Alexander Technique
Our most important instrument is our voice, and many outside forces, including stress and those dreaded springtime allergies can impact it negatively. The technique can help you maintain your voice, and this site
good starting point if you wish to delve deeper into this method.


Breathing & Relaxation Exercises
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Trust in England offers some good, basic advice.


The Center for the Voice ~ Presentation Skills - Hints for Success
Storytellers don't just tell stories; they present workshops, give keynote speeches, and share their wisdom during panel discussions. Here are a few suggestions from the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary to help put those presentation anxieties to bed.


UPHC ~ Prevention of Voice Disorders
Great information on voice care offered by the University of Pittsburgh Health Center.


Can't hit your high note, missing a bar, tripping over your chords? Well you have come to the right place. This site, based in the United Kingdom is for vocalists of all standards and styles, offering useful information, articles related to singing and entering the music industry, and even free online singing lessons for the feint
heart. There are crash courses on how to read music, vocal, breathing pitching and posture exercises.
You will also find information on singing tutors, classes, schools, workshops, and tutorials. If you are looking for information on demo recording, video production, song writing services or equipment you can find that here as well. There is also a links and database section, information on jobs, contact details and a forum message board. With all of this information at your fingertips you will be singing a happy tune in no time at all!