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Stories teach the imagination to fly



                                                   “Thou shalt not” is soon forgotten, but “Once upon a time”

                                                     lasts forever.”  (Philip Pullman)

Story Spinner, Mary Holma, has been weaving tales professionally since 1999. Mary delights in tickling your ‘funny bone’ with stories of HUMOR.

“Laughter is a wonderful thing”.  (Joe E. Brown)

She also pulls out of her storytelling hat (no, not a rabbit!), but a smorgasbord of fables, folk and fairytales, myths, legends, poems, anecdotes, Dr. Seuss, and other enjoyable tales of a little of this and a bit of that, always carrying a poem in her pocket and a song in her heart.

Mary has performed at libraries, preschools, elementary school assemblies and classrooms, a community college, coffee lounges, church group events, community centers, festivals, and reading programs.

Fee:  Every venue has a different budget.

Next Event:

6th Annual San Diego Storytelling Festival returns March 19th, 2016,

Encinitas Library, 10am-6:00pm

In conjunction with World Storytelling Day, featuring theme of "Strong Women"

Event Poster


Last Event Videos:

2015 Family Holiday Stories & Sing-A-Long, Mission Trails Regional Park.

Video Montage here (1).

Storytellers Mary Holma and Betty Grant, representing the Storytellers of San Diego. Their videos here (1), and here (2).


Past Harvest of Stories Videos (Sampler) , (Bilingual Cat), (Green Maiden), (Coyote)

2014 Whispers in the Wind Video (click here)

2015 Whispers in the Wind Video Montage (click here)