Linda Schuyler Ford is a spoken word artist/storyteller who is well-respected for her crafting of moving personal narratives. She also performs literary stories with a specialization in the works of Washington Irving. Folk and fairytales round out her versatile repertoire. Linda has performed at festivals, libraries, museums, and other venues around the country.
In addition to performance, she leads story-based women’s retreats and bereavement groups, and offers story-based training and keynotes for health care and social service organizations, and historical associations.
She is a sought-after coach, offering 1:1 guidance as well as several storytelling classes for new and seasoned tellers.
Linda serves as president of the Florida Storytelling Association, leading in the production of the annual Florida Storytelling Festival, held in Mt. Dora, Florida, the last weekend in January, and organizing regional educational and showcase events throughout the state.
She regularly produces storytelling house concerts in Tallahassee.
Just Enough to Make a Story (True) is a 6-week class that helps new storytellers find their unique voices, and to craft and perform their first stories with confidence. Just Enough To Make a Story guides new storytellers through the process of finding their own voices as tellers of folk and fairy tales. Circling the Story Spiral trains seasoned storytellers to do powerful story-work with people living with dementia. Private coaching