Unlocking Story at the SSC

Whenever I feel like I’m bogging down, creatively speaking, I sign up for a workshop at the Scottish Storytelling Centre and I always come away inspired.  This past Saturday was no exception. The topic of the day was how to use story with artifacts, archives and museums.  Steve Byrne introduced us to the amazing resourceContinue reading “Unlocking Story at the SSC”

Loopy Lorna’s: The Magic of Following Your Dreams

“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!”  Goethe When I was writing “How to Make a Golem (and Terrify People)”, it just seemed natural that Edda’s mother would take her to Loopy Lorna’s for a heart-to-heart.  So that’s what they did.  After the bookContinue reading “Loopy Lorna’s: The Magic of Following Your Dreams”

The True Meaning of Crumbfest

‘Tis the season for telling my favourite story: The True Meaning of Crumbfest by David Weale.  I got the chance to share this story from Prince Edward Island at tonight’s Heart and Soul Salon at the Salisbury Centre.  It is the tail of one mouse’s brave quest to find–you guessed it–the true meaning of Crumbfest. Continue reading “The True Meaning of Crumbfest”