Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Become A Bard

A bard's sense in continuance is not merely to entertain or inform, on the contrary to inspire endurance and courage in the face of firm failure and incite commotion in the face of probable dissolution. From the gates of heaven to the depths of hell, stories and songs mark the bag to and ended every caution of subject or beast, providing trial that there exists that shining opportunity: Buoyancy. Achievement of ascendancy, go, ardor, acceptance or considerate. Sung or spoken, verse or prose, a bard's tales appropriate you finished all the twists and turns of the plot of get-up-and-go. If your conductor is Taliesin, Orpheus, Puck, Feste, Shandon Silverlock, Tom Bombadil, Jubal Harshaw, Tom Smith or Michael Longcor, his tales and songs be reformed signposts pointing the hook for the firm, and warnings to the timid and unwary to avoid danger and near-certain downfall.

Set prose to music to help you remember it more clearly.4. Perform for an audience, with other bards present as well. Watch what they do.

Indication the ingeniousness and the absurdity. Narration the events of the interval, both of the seemingly insignificant and of the dynamic. Learn to compare one thing to another, noting the similarities and the differences. Find the lesson in every event.

2. Increase your vocabulary. Treat words as if they were precious spices, to be used sparingly to season each dish, your song or story, in such as way as is most pleasing to your audience, whether it is only yourself or the greatest man in the land. Learn to use them both to paint a picture of action and to punctuate and emphasize a point. Pronounce them as the people of the region do, while also knowing how those in other regions do besides. Choose the words your character would use himself, were he the one to tell the tale. Give your characters a distinctive voice, their inflections, word choice, speech pattern, rhythm, and tone should be recognizably theirs.

3. Practice speaking out loud, learning to shape the vowels and enunciate the individual consonants to their best advantage. Practice gesturing also, using every part of your body: face, hands and limbs to add depth to your tales. Read widely and remember the important details of each story. Listen to songs and poems, and commit them to memory.


1. Beam the existence sorrounding you. Comment both the princely and ignoble field of male.

Listen to their vocal patterns and remember their gestures. Note the similarities between various tales and how they are portrayed.

5. Travel widely, collecting and exchanging tales wherever you go. Write your own tales and songs based on your experiences.