• The magnificent Ira Glass, of This American Life (check it out – download it every week – listen and enjoy the deliciousness of it) has a few tips on storytelling here.
  • Dave Isay and all the folks of the Storycorps project, have a wealth of real stories on their website. It’s beautiful. Make yourself a pot of tea and enjoy listening to them.  While you’re at it, buy Dave Isay’s lovely book Listening is an Act of Love.
  • The Doc on One is a page from RTÉ Radio 1's award winning documentary series. So many of the programmes here are worth listening to over and over, and are full of true, life changing, moving true stories. Listen to them all. We insist! 
  • The wonderful Fi Glover has a BBC radio 4 project called The Listening Project that's really worthwhile umm.. listening to. 
  • You’ll find some tips from Tim Shephard here.
  • You’ll find some tips from Kate Merton, via the BBC here.


Some well watched Youtube videos that speak broadly about the subtlety of story. 

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

Filmmaker Andrew Stanton ("Toy Story," "WALL-E") shares what he knows about storytelling -- starting at the end and working back to the beginning. Contains graphic language ...