Q How many stories do you know?
A. More than two dozen. To be honest many tales can be found in more than one version.
Q. How can I become a storyteller?
A. Find a story so good that you must tell it to someone else. Tell it from memory and don't worry about being accurate.
Q. What can I do if I forget a story in the middle of a telling?
A. Ask the audience what they think should happen next.
Q. How can I keep an audiences' attention?
A. Use the old Greek trick of talking directly to each audience member in turn as you tell. Each one will believe that you have singled them out especially.
Q. Is it essential to have a beard to be a storyteller?
A. Most female storytellers manage very well without one.
Q. What keeps you so cheerful ?
A. I've tried being depressed and it just doesn't suit me..