Story Skill Builders:
Dates: Saturdays Sept 26; Oct. 3; Oct. 17; Oct 24; Oct 31
Time: 3:00-5:00pm Eastern Time
Instructor: Lynn Torrie
Note: For these workshops, you will need:
-a short folktale or personal tale
-a device (computer, tablet or phone) connected to the internet
-Zoom (free download from
What is your storytelling experience?
Beginner: I have told fewer than 10 stories in public
Intermediate: I have told 10-30 stories in public
Experienced: I have told more than 30 stories in public
Professional: I regularly get paid to tell stories
What kind of device will you be using for the workshop? Note: Zoom is easiest on a computer; use an iPad or phone if you don't have another option.
PC (desktop or laptop)
Mac (desktop or laptop)
How much experience do you have with Zoom?
Never used it
I know the basics, but can't say that I am comfortable
I know how to use it and can use it comfortably
What do you most hope to get out of this workshop?
Which session(s) would you like to attend?
SEPT 26: Keep Them Listening- build tension, contrast, movement, urgency and stakes
OCT 3:Make Them Care- develop and reveal compelling characters
OCT 17: Draw Them In- create rich sensory details and settings
OCT 24: Telling Dynamically- rhythms and repetition; volume; pacing; body language
OCT 31: Tell it Tight- edit to make every moment count
Each 2 hour session costs $20. Sign up for all 5 and pay only $90. How would you like to pay?
Cheque to: Lynn Torrie 109 Hogarth Ave., Toronto, ON Canada M4K 1K5
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