Storytelling skills

I’m a storyteller. What do I need to improve on? | Agora 2014 resolution

By Limor Shiponi The real question, posed by a someone who arrived to “check out” the possibility of joining an intermediate storytelling course, sounded slightly different – I’m a storyteller. What do I need to improve on?!!! I had a bold answer which I didn’t speak-up. Instead, I used my Jewish birth-right to answer a […]

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If you want to learn storytelling keep away from the internet

By Limor Shiponi The above claim isn’t only about the loads of misleading information, irrelevant and damaging applications the web is stuffed with; my deeper claim is that you can learn about storytelling on the net, but you can’t learn storytelling. The medium, together with the devices we use to facilitate it, aren’t fit for

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Storytelling tips | How to handle characters too complex for telling

By Limor Shiponi David Ben-Gurion is such a character. The scope of his actions, time and place in history, the background story, his personality and the mixed feelings people have about him, all make his character just too complex to tell a single story about. The only people who sound authentic talking about him are

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