Second annual Shells & Tales this weekend

Published: Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 03:07 PM.

She cleverly used her method of storytelling to teach her students the state capitals.

“Using stories, children held onto the information I taught,” said Nease,

Outside of Florida, there’s been a large interest in storytelling events, some drawing attendance of over 10,000 people, Nease said.

Nease is on a mission to bring that same passion to Northwest Florida.

“The hunger is there for stories. The audience is growing,” she said.

She’s not wrong.

In fact, last year’s Shells & Tales was standing-room-only by the time it was over.

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