About Works In Progress

Robert's Raves
Robert Rodriguez's popular series examining story elements and themes in tales from around the world.

The European Scene
Sam Cannarozzi's articles on European feativals and happenings.

Story Types
Articles on specific stories, genres, and types of telling.

Tips and Programs
How-to articles.

Reports on some of the best.

Of recordings, books, games, and other stuff.

Panel Reviews
Listen in as a group of reviewers debate and discuss their reactions to the latest releases.

Joe's Page
Contributions by and about the late storyteller Joe Healy

Our Contributors

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Variations on Storycrafting:
Thomas the Rhymer
WIP Editor Alan Irvine invited a number of storytellers to describe how they would go about preparing the story "Thomas the Rhymer" for telling.

Part 1: The Invitation
—posted February 2002

Part 2: Getting to Know Thomas the Rhymer
by Marie Winger
—posted February 2002

Part 3: My Thomas
by Harlynne Geisler
—posted February 2002

Part 4: True Thomas: Approaching the Story, Approaching the Art
by Sam Cannarozzi
—posted February 2002

Part 5: Thomas the Rhymer: A Tale of the Artist
by Alan Irvine
—posted June 2002

Part 6: True Thomas: A Year Later
by Alan Irvine
—posted January 2004


Special Features

Why I Hate Lady Ragnell Alan Irvine's article and the rebuttal it engendered.

The Disney Stories Debate

What Are the Rules?

Variations on Storycrafting: Thomas the Rymer