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...
2019 Festival Week Schedule

2019 Festival Week Schedule

2019 Festival Week Schedule Festival Events Rome City Auditorium  601 Broad Street, Rome, GA 30161 Friday, March 15 8 p.m. Opening Night with Andy & Bil Saturday, March 16 9-11:30 a.m. Andy & Bil’s Workshop: The methods behind the madness! For storytellers,...
2019 Featured Teller: Andy Offutt Irwin

2019 Featured Teller: Andy Offutt Irwin

“Andy took me on a journey unlike any other, full of heart and gut busting humor all wrapped in a hauntingly, beautiful story. When it comes to originality Andy is a piece of the American storytelling puzzle that is not shaped like any other…” — Kevin Kling,...
2019 Featured Teller: Bil Lepp

2019 Featured Teller: Bil Lepp

“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, storyteller   Growing up in a family where the truth was fluid, Bil Lepp...