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Some Points of Inspiration

There are many excellent collections of stories, writing guides, and books on cultural storytelling. We'll keep expanding this list, but here are some places to start. 

How you tell a story, and its mode of transmission varies depending on:

  • What you have to say.

  • The audience you are hoping to reach.

  • And how you want the audience to, hopefully, respond to your story.

Aesops Fables

Dante Alighieri - The Divine Comedy

Rick Altman - A Theory of Narrative

Bulfinch's Mythology - Thomas Bulfinch

Joseph Campbell - A Hero with a Thousand Faces

Northrop Frye - The Educated Imagination

Stephen Fry - Mythos
Neil Gaiman - Norse Mythology

Homer - The Iliad

James Joyce - Ulysses

Stella Kalogeraki - Greek Mythology

C.S Lewis - A Boy and his Horse

Claude Levi-Staus - Myth and Meaning

Thomas Mallory - Le Morte de'Arthur

J.R.R Tolkein - The Simirilion

H. G. Wells - The Time Machine

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