Ohio Order for the Preservation of Storytelling

Supporting the art of storytelling throughout Ohio.





For those who love Storytellers and Storytelling.


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Welcome to the Official site for Storytelling in Ohio! If you are member of the OOPS you are welcome to your own page on the site and post event listings on the site.. Please read this blog post - http://oopstorytelling.org/profiles/blogs/welcome-to-the-ohio-order-for

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Summer Travel, Marketing comes to fruition

This Summer has been so busy. Five states so far... only a few days left till Fall. Good planning and targeted marketing pays off.

One of the pieces I mention a lot in my Marketing Workshops is selling what venues want to buy. I love to tell MY stories, but know I also need to be pragmatic as I plan. The same…


Posted by Stephen Hollen on September 16, 2014 at 7:30am

Article about working with youth in storytelling part one submited by Kevin Cordi


From: Sing Out!  |  Date: 9/22/2004  |  Author: Keding, Dan



Posted by Kevin Cordi on September 15, 2014 at 10:30pm

At the Full Moon when the Corn is High

(Young’s Spooky Barn Scarecrow Season #6   October 2013) Final Revision, 10-30-13  Original Story, by Jonatha Wright

When I was a little girl, I lived on a very large block.  All around on the four streets were houses.  I had a lot of friends in those houses.  In the center of  that block was a huge cornfield.  Cutting across this cornfield was a…


Posted by Jonatha Wright on September 6, 2014 at 8:00pm

Kentucky Storytelling Association' Annual Conference

     If you are reading this it means you are already a story lover and/or a storyteller.  If you are reading this it means you have already registered for the Kentucky Storytelling Association's annual conference.   WHAT?  Surely that wasn’t a ‘no’…


Posted by octavia sexton on September 4, 2014 at 3:00pm

Twenty Thousand People - 50 people at a time.

For the last seven years the Yellow Springs Tale Spinners have been telling stories at the Young's Jersey Dairy Scary Barn.  We have performed to over twenty thousand people in groups as small as 2 and as large as 70.  We have told stories that have made audiences jump and shiver in fear.  We have told…


Posted by Eric Wolf on September 3, 2014 at 8:00pm

Medina County Story Fest starring Donald Davis, Lindsay Bonilla, Janelle Readon and Shirley Mcdougal

Hello Everyone,

Come join the fun on September 20th and hear tales from seasoned tellers who love to weave their tales.

Medina County District Library is pleased that our Story Fest has taken root and spread out this year. Buckeye School's fourth graders will be treated to tales by Donald Davis…


Posted by Theresa Laffey on August 31, 2014 at 9:00pm


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