This post from Nimue at Druid Life is a great bit of practical advice for anyone interested in pursuing a “Bardic” path in some form, and especially useful for those of us who are “Bardically challenged” like me!
How do you go from being a person who does not perform, to being a fabulous bard with a song or poem up their sleeve for every occasion and who can give a dazzling performance in any space? It may seem like an impossible leap. I’m going to start running a thread about techniques and tactics for becoming a bard. I’ve been a performer for a good twenty years, but I’ve also run spaces where I’ve been able to help people cross this threshold. I’ve got a fair amount of experience to draw on, and a desire to help as many people as I can realise that even though yes, it is a big, intimidating looking step, it is also an entirely feasible step to take.
You probably weren’t one of the kids cast in lead roles for school productions. You probably weren’t chosen for solos in the choir –…
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