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.

All Articles

  • The New Storylines

    Kali and the Age of Destruction

    By Emily Hennessey Submitted by Paul Jackson | Last updated on 18/04/2017
  • Talking Bones

    One factual, one fiction, but both based on the facts.

    By Malcolm Green Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 05/12/2016
  • Who needs storytelling anymore?

    A good question

    By Chip Colquhoun Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 05/12/2016
  • 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

    By Board of Trustees Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 08/12/2016
  • 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!

    By Sharon Wu Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • 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

    By Sharon Wu Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • 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.

    By Neil Lanham Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • Janet Dowling

    Creative Reflective Support for Storytellers Working with Different Groups of People

    “Guidance notes for storytellers’ work in health and social care settings.”

    By Janet Dowling Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • Tactile Tales

    Why Tactile Tales?

    By Cassandra Wye Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 05/12/2016
  • 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.

    By Chip Colquhoun Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016

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Editorials

  • The New Storylines

    Kali and the Age of Destruction

    By Emily Hennessey Submitted by Paul Jackson | Last updated on 18/04/2017
  • 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

    By Board of Trustees Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 08/12/2016
  • Editorial: 11th December 2015

    Here is the next edition of Storylines

    By Honor Giles Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • From the Board: February 2014

    It's been a long time since the last From the Board, and a lot has happened.

    By Tom Goodale Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • Editorial:11th December 2015

    I'm delighted to announce (somewhat belatedly) that I'm taking on the editorship of Storylines.

    By Simon Heywood Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016

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Reviews

  • "That Which is Eternal"

    "That Which is Eternal"

    "All For the Dead Man's Penny," Festival at the Edge, 2014

    By Theresa Kelleher Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • A Space for Change

    A new collection of essays on environmental storytelling

    By Simon Heywood Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • Syrian Folktales

    Muna Imady

    By Simon Heywood Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • Deep Time

    Anthony Nanson

    By Reviewed by Kevan Manwaring Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016
  • Science through Stories

    Teaching Primary Science with Storytelling

    By Liz Berg Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016

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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.

    By Neil Lanham Submitted by Anonymous | Last updated on 17/11/2016