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FYI the 'mare' from the term 'nightmare' is cognate with the German 'Märchen', so that 'nightmare' has little to do with horses or bad dreams. Rather, it's a story told during the night, while you sleep.

FYI The German word "das Märchen" (neutral gender) is the diminutive of the German word "die Mar" (female gender). "Mar" generally means "tale,
fiction", but also "report, information" Etymol. Dict., p.227.
Inawe 17:47, 27 February 2015 (UTC)

Too many pictures[edit]

I've reverted (again) the addition of yet another pictures. The argument that it is needed to represent that particular culture would then result in several hundred pictures being required. I can see an argument for expanding the section on person stories, maybe their use of architypes in which case something might be called for. In the meantime I'm open to argument here. ----Snowded TALK 14:04, 14 December 2014 (UTC)

Ok. If you say there are extra images in the article, we can manage them. Storytelling is a traditional art is different by cultures. We have 8 files in the articles that two of them are about cuture of India. Why?! India is only historic country in Asia? Persia is one of the oldest nations of the world but we can't see any evidence of it's culture. I remove one of the files from India and Add picture about Shahnameh in Contemporary storytelling topic. this is balancing.SaMin SAmIN (talk) 20:37, 14 December 2014 (UTC)
I think you are being a little precious about one culture. I don't see evidence of Australian aboriginal story telling (which is very different from western traditions and far older) nor the Celtic tradition, nor .....
OK you have a particular interest in Persian articles from your edit history, but moving around wikipedia inserting Persian material simply because it is Persian is not something I would recommend. Assuming the photograph you have inserted is not promotional I'm happy to let the substitution stand however.----Snowded TALK 04:24, 15 December 2014 (UTC)
Snowded, If you think there are good pictures about storytelling in Oceania, Please add one of them to the article. We can use Template:Multiple image.Gire 3pich2005 (talk) 11:54, 15 December 2014 (UTC)

Reference 13[edit]

Reference 13: "Doty, Elizabeth". The link is broken and needs to be repaired!
Inawe 17:28, 27 February 2015 (UTC)

Coca cola ref[edit]

The ref cited does not say anything about the article subject, "storytelling" and does not support the statement it attached to. Staszek Lem (talk) 02:40, 21 March 2017 (UTC)

Its one of the merging classics of trans media work, Avatar and others would also be cases. The references supports that. There could be an argument to expand a little on what trans-media means to make the links clearer. Your revert also got rid of other perfectly valid material.----Snowded TALK 08:25, 21 March 2017 (UTC)
This article is not about transmedia. It is about storytelling. The source cited does not speak neither about transmedia nor about storytelling. It does not even use this word. Therefore this piece is original research inadmissible in wikipedia.

edit summary says: "Guardian is not a poor source, and the Coke story is one of the first real cases of trans media, you also removed other sound material - take to talk)"

About Guardian, see above. I don't question it is a good source. I am saying it does not support major statement of the contested text. Staszek Lem (talk) 16:34, 21 March 2017 (UTC)
About "sound material" - it is unreferenced and contains dubious interpretations. Staszek Lem (talk) 16:34, 21 March 2017 (UTC)
Well rather than what appears to be flyby tagging why not check sources and improve the text? On tattooing for example the narrative aspect is well know a brief internet search would find material. I did two while I had time this morning, maybe help out on the rest? ----Snowded TALK 05:42, 22 March 2017 (UTC)