Praise, Yes there are a few of us who are tellers who listen in on the Mudcat. I want to be a member but I'm waiting till I get my new computer. There are some great sites you can visit. Try the homepage of the National Storytelling Network, www.storynet.org. This site really has a lot of help available for the new teller and a lot of information. Also has some great links. There is also a list serve called StoryTell.This will put you in touch with other tellers around the globe. To subscribe send an email to with "Subscribe Storytell" in the body of the message (no quotes, no angle breaks. No subject line needed. I also have been writing the storytelling column for Sing Out! for the last twelve years or more. You can check that out too.