I recently was a part of the Stories Connect Us All Online Storytelling Festival. This was a free Facebook event at www.facebook.com/storiesconnectusall. The festival’s videos feature multicultural storytellers sharing stories of their unique cultural backgrounds, challenges and triumphs. You can hear and watch over 60 professional storytellers tell their stories! You’ll have to scroll quite a bit to find me, so here’s the story: After fishermen in the Okefenokee Swamp give me two fierce looking mudfish, I find myself on a hilarious cross cultural journey learning how to cook the fish, and later meet a number of challenges learning how to tell the tale.
That story about “fish bumming” is one of seventeen stories and songs on my award winning double CD entitled Everybody’s Fishin’– A Cross-Cultural Fishing Extravaganza. Why a double CD, you ask? Because when I started telling fish stories I couldn’t quit till I had two CD’s (98minutes) filled up! Read more at www.dougelliott.com/products.html
Here is picture of a mudfish in its natural environment. I did this drawing to illustrate one of the chapters in my book, Swarm Tree, Of Honeybees, Honeymoons, and the Tree of Life. You can see my wise fisherwoman mentor on the left. What about that couple slipping under the fence with the police up above? That’s another story. It’s in the book at http://www.dougelliott.com/products.html.
Till the end of November the book Swarm Tree, Of Honeybees, Honeymoons, and the Tree of Life will be on sale for $15 AND the double CD Everybody’s Fishin’– A Cross-Cultural Fishing Extravaganza will be on sale for $15.