Are you an outrageous and amazing Liar? Do you have a great lie or tall tale to tell? A Story of Extraordinary Physical Strength…? That fish that got away… ? That prize you almost won…? You should enter the First Annual Young’s Jersey Dairy Independence Day Liar’s Contest! [...]
A Position Statement from the Committee on Storytelling at the National Council of Teachers of English in 1992.
Once upon a time, oral storytelling ruled. It was the medium through which people learned their history, settled their arguments, and came to make sense of the phenomena of their world. Then along came the written word with [...]