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Winter/Spring, 1997 (Issue 11) Theme: CREATING AND CRAFTING STORIES

Meet JAY O'CALLAHAN
From Marshfield, Massachusetts
(Pictured on cover. Also see pages 23-27.)

Section 1: Information about Story Creation and Crafting

4 Creating and Crafting Stories: Bits and Pieces, compiled by the staff of Storytelling World
5 Creating and Crafting the Personal Story, by GAY DUCEY, Berkeley, California
7 Researching and Crafting the History Story, by ELIZABETH ELLIS, Dallas, Texas Via an interview by Kathy Unverzagt
9 How Dan Keding Creates Stories, by WENDY WELCH, St. John's, NF, Canada
12 A "Test" for Tellers: Where Does Your Tale End? By HERRICK JEFFERS, Melbourne Village, Florida, and DEBORAH HERCSEK, Bath, Ohio

Section 2: How Selected Stories Were Created and Crafted

14 From 'Told Tale' to Picture Book: One Path, by MARGARET READ MacDONALD, Kirkland, Washington
16 From Page to Stage, by HEATHER FOREST, Huntington, New York
20 Creating "The Captain," by JOHN FERGUSON, Sonora, Kentucky
21 The Story Behind "Waiting on the Lord," by TOM WEAKLEY, Arlington, Vermont
22 Scissors Here and Scissors There, by ANNE PELLOWSKI, Winona, Minnesota
23 How Jay O'Callahan Created "The Herring Shed," by JAY O'CALLAHAN, Marshfield, Massachusetts

Section 3: Stories

15 Chin Chin Kobokama, by MARGARET READ MacDONALD, Kirkland, Washington
17 The Sealskin: A Folktale from Iceland, by HEATHER FOREST, Huntington, New York
18 The Captain, by JOHN FERGUSON, Sonora, Kentucky
21 Waiting on the Lord, by TOM WEAKLEY, Arlington, Vermont
22 Scissors Here and Scissors There: An Egyptian Chain Tale, retold by ANNE PELLOWSKI, Winona, Minnesota
24 The Herring Shed, by JAY O'CALLAHAN, Marshfield, Massachusetts
28 The Cries of the Innocent, by JENNIFER STRICKLAND, Kingsport, Tennessee

Section 4: Columns

29 Nursery Rhyme Truth Column: The TRUTH About Little Jack Horner, by JIM KEVIN
30 Controversial Issues Opinion Column: Telling Stories from African-American Cultures, by BARBARA ISHTAR SHABAKA
30 Research Column: Storytelling as a Teaching Method, by TOMMY OAKS
31 Tips From the Storytelling Coach: How do I find an ending for my story? By DOUG LIPMAN

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32 Meet the Winners of the 1996 NATIONAL STORYTELLING YOUTH OLYMPICS

Printed by ETSU University Press, with cover design assistance from Larry Carroll

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