Texas Storytellers

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On this episode meet the host of Texas Storytellers, Terry Woods and Mark Hayter. They will talk about their background, how they met and even read a story from Mark.
Something about Toilet Paper... and empty shelves. We will read an article that Mark Hayter wrote "Don't Mess With Our Toilet Paper" (Published March 12, 2020) and other stories told by Mark and Terry: Toilet Paper and Angel Hair Pasta
It Happened in Texas By James A. Crutchfield Publish by Two Dot Books 2007 Historical events mixed with humor, 33 Interesting stories about Texas.
Terry and Mark continue reading 3 or 4 stories by W. F. Strong from Stories with a Texas Flair from Texas Standard Daily News.
Our take on Texas Stories from Texas Standard Daily News By W. F. Strong. One story from the Mark Hayter collection. He once asked his mom to write her story and she did. He encourages other moms, dads, grandparents to write their story to pass on.
The One With a couple of Ghostly Brides and a Dr. Pepper, from Texas Standard Daily News By W. F. Strong and By Dan Solomon
Terry and Mark have some very special guest, Beverly J. Irby, Ed.D, and Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio. They are here to introduce their new book to help young people understand this 2020 Pandemic called "There is No Monster Outside, It’s a Virus."
All the way from Australia and Shenandoah Tx, Terry and Mark are joined with Susan Bank and Josh McConnell. They are the author and illustrator of the book "Catland" The book for everyone who's furious with politics today and ready to #PullTheThread and make a positive difference!
"Why is it some days everything works out, and some days nothing works out" - from "The Trip To Bountiful" by Horton Foote. Terry Woods and Guest host Dixie Cooper, read about small town Texas from writer, Horton Foote. As well a reading of "The Trip to Bountiful".
Continue talking about small town Texas through the eyes of Horton Foote. One popular screenplay he wrote was 1918. The discussion continues about the Texas playwright.
Terry Woods and Dixie Cooper read some Screen Plays, and do a reading form The Reunion, by Dixie Cooper
The Reunion Part Two: Terry Woods and Dixie Cooper will to a theatre reading with cast members from Dixie's play. Donna Gyling and Evelyn Goldstein join us to talk about how the play came to be and to portray a scene or two.
Terry Woods treks out to the Texas Renaissance Festival to find living dynamic Texas Storytellers and hear their stories. You will get to hear amazing music from Dublin Harpers and get to meet the Washing Well Wenches and much more! Special Thank to The Texas Renaissance Festival
Kids Learn More when they can lead the way. Todd Nesloney wrote the book When Kids Lead. Kids have a brighter future when they can gain confidence and self worth
Stories from Webb by Todd Nesloney. Today we are featuring a second book by Todd Nesloney. This book is a collection of stories by teachers and for teachers.. In our discussion we celebrate and thank teachers. We also thank parents, grandparents and other adults who have become teacher helpers in 2020.
Dixie and Terry head out on the road to Brenham to meet Lloyd Mays the author of "I Came From Hog Branch".
This is the beginning of a special Christmas series of Texas Storytellers. We start off with Terry Woods reading a community submission from Kayla Adams called "Christmas on Raconteur". Then Mark Hayter reads "Mrs B Christmas Play" a story written by Mark Hayter in his new book. The series is sponsored by Herb n Beet!
On this special Christmas series of Texas Storytellers, we start off with Terry Woods reading a community submission from John Mccuan called "The Bell". Then Mark Hayter reads "Tasty Freeze" a story written by Mark Hayter in his new book. The series is sponsored by Herb n Beet!
On this special Christmas series of Texas Storytellers, Terry Woods hosts as, Mark Hayter reads "Uncle Blaine's Funeral", then Kay Hayter reads "Eve Gets Arrested". Both stories written by Mark Hayter in his new book. The series is sponsored by Herb n Beet!
On this special Christmas series of Texas Storytellers, Terry Woods hosts as, Mark Hayter reads "Linus Christmas", then Kay Hayter reads "Bear Pelican Sparrow". Both stories written by Mark Hayter in his new book. The series is sponsored by Herb n Beet!
On this special Christmas series of Texas Storytellers, Terry Woods hosts as, Mark Hayter reads "Road to Tucumcari", then Kay Hayter reads "The Gift Twice Given". Both stories written by Mark Hayter in his new book. The series is sponsored by Herb n Beet!
On this special Christmas series of Texas Storytellers, Terry Woods hosts as, Mark Hayter reads "Josh Meets Grandpa Ed", then Kay Hayter reads "Elie and Baseball Man". Both stories written by Mark Hayter in his new book. The series is sponsored by Herb n Beet!
On this special Christmas series of Texas Storytellers, Terry Woods and Dixie Cooper host as Curt Locklear shares his stories and banjo music! The series is sponsored by Herb n Beet!
Families these days are closer than ever. But we all know "Good Families Don't Just Happen" which is also the title of our book and stories for this week. The book was written by Catherine Musco Garcia-Pratts, Joseph A. Garcia-Pratts, with Claire Cassidy. Catherine and Joseph Garcia-Pratts brought up 10 sons listen in and hear their story.
This is the second time we are talking about big families and how they really happen. Cathy Musco Garcia-Pratts is our guest today. She is here to talk about her books, publishing company and the school she started. Welcome, Cathy Garcia-Pratts. If you are interested in the book " Good Families Don't Just Happen", go to boscopublishing.com and look for an autographed copy. Enjoy and share.
This episode piggybacks from the book Good Families Don't Just Happen By Cathy Garcia Pratts. Dixie and Terry talk about their fathers who both served in World War 11. One in the battle of Midway and the other in Northern Italy. Dixie's father is a Texan who created wartime cartoons each week during his time in service and wrote stories about Midway. Terry's father was featured in Time magazine in 1943. Enjoy this episode and if you have a story to share let us know.
Christine Brooks is with Terry Woods and Dixie Cooper to read and talk about he book Gardening Gnomes. The whimsical characters in her book tell a story and show young readers about planting and the benefits of gardening. Enjoy this episode.
The Texas Storytellers of Woodlands Online. Mark Hayter and Terry Woods will present stories that were written by authors who live and write in various parts of Texas. As a team they will read and discuss sections of books, articles and scripts that dare to entertain, inform and endear an audience that includes people all across the area. They will include guest authors, readers and writers. Your storytelling narrators will help you hear a story you can share and comment on. Mark and Terry are on air weekly tune in and enjoy.