Words, poems & stories
Links to websites, organisations and projects with a focus on stories or storytelling and creative writing.
All aspects of folklore and tradition including: folk & fairy tales, traditional song and dance, games, children’s folklore, folk arts & crafts, and plant & weather lore.
Healing Story Alliance
A resource for the use of story in healing. Events, publications, shared stories, resources and many useful links on this sensitive, informative site.
Kids Storytelling Club
Info on how to create and tell stories, and crafts & props you can make to help you, plus tips and more.
National Association of Writers in Education NAWE
Supporting the development of creative writing of all genres and in all educational and community settings throughout the UK.
National Storytelling Network (USA)
US site dedicated to advancing the art of storytelling – as a performing art, a process of cultural transformation, and more.
Champions poetry for all ages with development opportunities for poets, teachers, pupils and emerging writers. A packed calendar of performances, readings and competitions.
Society for Storytelling
Supports & promotes storytelling in England and Wales. Providing a central place to find out about storytelling events, ask for advice on using storytelling, and to find storytellers.
Spirit of Trees
A varied collection of multicultural folktales and myths – a resource for therapists, educators, environmentalists, storytellers and tree lovers!
Story Arts Online
Storytelling in the classroom, lesson plans & resources, story library, ideas exchange, newsletter etc.
A museum in Oxford, lots of educational resources online, a treasure trove of 1001 audio stories and advice on telling stories at home.
Storytelling resources from Settle Stories
To help you learn more about the art of storytelling, storytelling organisations and storytellers themselves.