B is for Blogging and BreathingWhat do 'blogging' and 'breathing' have to do with the art of storytelling? To begin with, both are instrumental in helping you to communicate; and both will ensure the vitality of your storytelling. . . .
Now, let's turn to our breath. Firstly, from a hygienic perspective, ensure that your breath is pleasant smelling. Nothing worse than being up close and personal with an audience and turning them off your story with the foul breath of a dragon. Lots of remedies to be found out there. Mine is mint leaves and avoiding coffee before a gig.
Extracted from the ABCs of Storytelling: Tips, Techniques and Reflections from a StoryCoach by Michael Williams, Ph.D.