How the oldest form of storytelling is flourishing in our digital age


The world of humorous yet educational storytelling online

Robert Seaver, The diverting history of John Gilpin, 1906. Source: Oldbookillustrations.com

How I became a writer, lost my way, and then found it again — all thanks to my writer friends

Octave Uzanne, Le miroir du monde, 1888. Source: OldBookIllustrations.com


Microfiction’s amazing punch

Compound Microscope. Unknown artist, 1885. Source: OldBookIllustrations.com

The magic of story as told through 1970s pop songs

Image: Music score by J.-J. Grandville: A Waltz, 1840. On OldBookIllustrations.com


Detail from John Tenniel, Sir Ruppert the Fearless, 1848? Source: OldBookIllustratons.com


Story #12 for the 52 Stories in 52 Weeks Challenge

Photo by author’s father, Charles Dana. Used with permission.


7 tips for success from a work-at-home veteran

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How to cope with coronavirus news and conversations everywhere you turn

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Story 10 for the 52 Stories in 52 Weeks Challenge

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Jackie Dana

Freelance writer & author who believes in the power of dreams. Writes (mostly) about creativity & storytelling. Find her at storycauldron.substack.com.

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