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Date: Sun Aug 18 2002 - 16:56:13 PDT

Hello everyone,

I am a professional storyteller and I live in Massachusetts. I am brand new
to this list but already I find the posts fascinating. I look forward to
reading many and learning from your expertise.

That being said, I would like to offer some information the Sharing the Fire
Conference in Massachusetts. It is the premier storytelling conference for
New England which takes place every March at MIT in Boston. We are currently
accepting proposals in a wide variety of disciplines. I am including the
submission information (below my signature) if anyone is interested. For
addition information you can go to <A HREF="">League for the Advancement of New England
Storytelling</A> I do hope many of you will
consider submitting a workshop proposal.

warm regards,
Karen Chace
Professional Storyteller
Co-publisher, Working smARTS e-newsletter for children's artists
<A HREF="">Working smARTS - An e-Publication for Professional Children's Artists</A>
Producer of Researching Stories on the Internet CD
LANES Board Member
Co-Chair Hospitality Committee: NSN Conference, Chicago 2003
Arts Web Researcher
"If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others."
                                             Tryon Edwards

Sharing the Fire 2003 Storytelling Conference
Cambridge, Massachusetts, March 21-23 2003
Call for Proposal Deadline
Extended to September 15, 2002!

If you have a storytelling workshop you'd like to propose for STF '03, NOW
is the time to submit it. The original deadline for submitting proposals
(Aug 31) has been extended two weeks, to September 15!

Sharing the Fire (STF), LANES' annual storytelling conference, is one of
the oldest and most highly prized gatherings of storytellers in the United

For guidelines on writing proposals, visit the LANES website,
We are looking for workshops in virtually all areas of storytelling. Here's
a sample of the kinds of workshops we've presented before:

Telling to Preschoolers
The Healing Art of Storytelling
Using Mime and Movement in Stories
Bringing Character Voices to Life
Storytelling as an Antidote to Youth Violence
Storytelling in Middle School
Teaching Diversity Through Storytelling
Preserving a Culture's Stories
Storytelling in Organizations
Shaping Personal Stories for Telling to Adult Audiences
The Care and Feeding of the Voice
Good and Evil in Myths and Legends
Running a Storytelling Conference

Also feel free to forward this email to people interested in giving a
workshop at STF '03

STF is sponsored by LANES, the League for the Advancement of New England
Storytelling, Inc.