Storylines

Storylines

Storylines has been for many years the SfS's flagship publication.  Published quarterly it has contained news and articles on storytelling both in England and Wales and further afield.

Storylines has now moved to being a fully online publication.  From these pages SfS members can browse the articles, access PDF archives of the quarterly editions, or even submit your own article to the editors.

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Talking Bones
One factual, one fiction, but both based on the facts.
Malcolm Green
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Who needs storytelling anymore?
A good question
Chip Colquhoun
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Spend Less, Hear More 2012
When you pay your membership fee to join the Society for Storytelling, you are making a contribution to all the activities we run
Board of Trustees
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Gloucestershire Folk Tales by Anthony Nanson
This is the first book from the History Press’s series on British Folk Tales that I have read – and I was not disappointed!
Sharon Wu
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Bag of Jewels by Sarah Percival
The title of this CD could not be more apt – it truly is a little gem! Sarah Perceval has carefully selected nine traditional tales from countries such as Africa and Korea to illustrate nine virtuous qualities
Sharon Wu
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Obituary: Derek “Crusty” Woodley
Derek had a rare satisfaction with his position in life – alongside a wry sense of humour that is only found in a good old Suffolk boy.
Neil Lanham
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Janet Dowling
Creative Reflective Support for Storytellers Working with Different Groups of People
“Guidance notes for storytellers’ work in health and social care settings.”
Janet Dowling
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Tactile Tales
Why Tactile Tales?
Cassandra Wye
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Huldredrøm: Dream of the Hid-Folk by Christopher R. Knutson
Knutson's romantic tale of trolls, changelings and Norwegian folk high up in the Rondane mountains is a beautiful device for recording some of the ancient folklore of the region.
Chip Colquhoun
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Suffolk Folk Tales by Kirsty Hartsiotis
Kirsty Hartsiotis has put together the ideal collection for a Suffolk storyteller.
Amy Robinson
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Editorials

Spend Less, Hear More 2012
When you pay your membership fee to join the Society for Storytelling, you are making a contribution to all the activities we run
Board of Trustees
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Editorial: 11th December 2015
Here is the next edition of Storylines
Honor Giles
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From the Board: February 2014
It's been a long time since the last From the Board, and a lot has happened.
Tom Goodale
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Editorial:11th December 2015
I'm delighted to announce (somewhat belatedly) that I'm taking on the editorship of Storylines.
Simon Heywood
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Editorial: 3rd March 2016
Editorial
Simon Heywood
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Reviews

Gloucestershire Folk Tales by Anthony Nanson
This is the first book from the History Press’s series on British Folk Tales that I have read – and I was not disappointed!
Sharon Wu
Read more
Bag of Jewels by Sarah Percival
The title of this CD could not be more apt – it truly is a little gem! Sarah Perceval has carefully selected nine traditional tales from countries such as Africa and Korea to illustrate nine virtuous qualities
Sharon Wu
Read more
Huldredrøm: Dream of the Hid-Folk by Christopher R. Knutson
Knutson's romantic tale of trolls, changelings and Norwegian folk high up in the Rondane mountains is a beautiful device for recording some of the ancient folklore of the region.
Chip Colquhoun
Read more
Suffolk Folk Tales by Kirsty Hartsiotis
Kirsty Hartsiotis has put together the ideal collection for a Suffolk storyteller.
Amy Robinson
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The Legend of Vortigern by Simon Heywood
So, Vortigern, who he? There can be few people in this septic isle who don’t know something of the legendary exploits of King Arthur or the derring-do of Robin Hood and his merry men.
Simon Heywood
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Articles

Talking Bones
One factual, one fiction, but both based on the facts.
Malcolm Green
Read more
Who needs storytelling anymore?
A good question
Chip Colquhoun
Read more
Janet Dowling
Creative Reflective Support for Storytellers Working with Different Groups of People
“Guidance notes for storytellers’ work in health and social care settings.”
Janet Dowling
Read more
Tactile Tales
Why Tactile Tales?
Cassandra Wye
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Modern Mysteries
The Wood Sisters
Sue Charman and Sam Wernham
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Obituaries

Obituary: Derek “Crusty” Woodley
Derek had a rare satisfaction with his position in life – alongside a wry sense of humour that is only found in a good old Suffolk boy.
Neil Lanham
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