Connecting with others who like to listen to, create, or share stories. Many organizations exist to help the beginning storyteller. Some of the major ones are listed below, and some specific to Oklahoma.
Joining with other tellers is an excellent way to improve your craft, especially if the groups can answer the following: Are there educational opportunities to improve my skills? Are there performance opportunities so that I can hone my delivery and stage presence? Is the group supportive and willing to help new tellers?