243rd Big Fibbers Contest champs

243rd Big Fibbers Contest champs

  The Rome News-Tribune featured the Big Fibbers Storytelling Festival on its front page again today. Paul Strickland, Stacie Marshall, and Gary Buchanan made it above the fold. Great stories, 26 performances in schools, a dozen fibbers, a dozen kid tellers,...

John Schulz Living Room: Finding the living room

February 17, 2019 by John Schulz Finding the living room The first part of November, I started a series of living room posts by quoting Emmy Lou Harris who said, “With radio, television, and other intrusions, we have lost the living room, where people would gather to...

John Schulz’s Living Room: The Southern Balladeer

February 16, 2019 by John Paul Schulz Enhancing the movable living room. Andy Offutt Irwin is the second of two champion storytellers who will be coming to Rome, GA for the Big Fibbers Storytelling Festival. “…peppered with a touch of the Southern balladeer. One of...

John Schulz’s Living Room: The Wonder Bra of Storytelling

February 15, 2019 by John Paul Schulz Interesting visitors in the living room “Bil Lepp is the Wonder Bra of storytelling. He takes something small and insignificant and pushes it up into something real-l-l-ly big and mi-i-i-ghty interesting.”— Barbara McBride Smith,...

John Schulz’s Living Room: YoungTales

February 14, 2019 by John Schulz “You come to a point in your life when you really don’t care what people think about you, you just care what you think about yourself.” — Evel Knievel One of the things I admire most about the Rome, Ga. Storytellers...
Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Thank You To Friends of the Festival! The Debby Brown YoungTales program is possible through donations to Ridge & Valley Storytelling Guild and admission fees for The Big Fibbers Storytelling Festival. The support of the sponsors and Friends of the Festival is...