Storytelling – Value in Cultural Heritage

In the last weeks I have had opportunity to consider the art of storytelling relative to culture and it has been something of a revelation. Storytelling is close to my heart and I am most comfortable in my skin when I describe myself as a storyteller. But just what is a storyteller and are there ever stories that are not yours to tell, even though they are those that you create?

Screen Shot 2014-04-29 at 4.00.10 pmAs a child I grew up with the wonderful story of the Three Sisters, they are three statuesque rock formations, which are famed around Australia. As a child I would eagerly listen to the Australian Aboriginal tale of how they came to be within legend and I searched them in wonder when the opportunity arose, eagerly looking for familiar facial forms in the rocks. It is a romantic and dramatic tale of love, desire and quest and wrapped around the three pinnacles, which sit on the edge of the escarpment at Katoomba.

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Book Promotion – The Dreaming Series

Screen Shot 2014-03-01 at 7.41.34 pmAs an Author I have been invited to join in the Smashwords
‘Read an E-book Week Promotion’
E-books are gaining in popularity and it is a pleasure to be invited to become a part of this event.

I publish through both Amazon and Smashwords but I find the Smashwords program beneficial as it offers e-books in a wide variety of platforms, giving the reader many options.

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