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Summer/Fall 1999 (Issue 16) Theme: Telling Scary Stories

Meet KATHRYN WINDHAM
Selma, Alabama
(Pictured on the cover, with an interview and story on pages 4-7)
Table of Contents:

Section 1: Audience Information

4 Kathy Unverzagt interviews KATHRYN WINDHAM

Section 2: Stories: Four Scary/Ghost Stories with permission for YOU to tell them!

Readers: The authors of the four stories in this issue have given Storytelling World readers permission to tell them-provided appropriate credit is given. If anyone wishes to use these stories in any other way (such as recording or reprinting), then contact with the author must be made. This contact information is provided with each separate story.

6 Molly, by KATHRYN WINDHAM
8 Wings of Life, by CATHERINE CROWLEY
9 The Murderous Tree, by CHARLES EDWIN PRICE, reprinted with permission from Haunted Jonesborough (The Overmountain Press)
11 Talking Waters, by PAT MENDOZA

Section 3: All you ever wanted to know about telling scary stories but were "afraid" to ask

13 Scary Stories: Information for Tellers, by JIM KEVIN (and the Storytelling World Staff) The Appeal of Scary Stories - Defining the Genre - Character Development and Suspense - Ghosts and Ghost Stories - The Benefits of Fear - The Role of the Supernatural - The Contemporary Scary Scene - Conclusion - References
14 Subsection: Tips for Telling Scary Stories
16 Subsection: The Origin of Halloween
20 Subsection: A Vocabulary for Scary Stories
21 Subsection: Techniques of Gothic Fiction

Other Information

26 Ethics Revisited, compiled by CATHERINE CROWLEY and others
27 The 1999 Storytelling World Awards

 

 

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