Lauretta has been storytelling professionally since 1987. She writes most of her stories but her repertoire also includes folk tales, fairy tales, legends, and tall tales.
She tells stories at many venues including churches, inns, restaurants, retirement centers, women’s organizations, seniors groups, and for radio and television in New England, the Mid West and Southern States. Lauretta is a published columnist and short story author, has produced and hosted two long running radio shows and is a regular storytelling feature on local cable TV.
Lauretta facilitates workshops and retreats on storytelling, writing and telling your story, listening. Lauretta is a motivational speaker for women’s organizations, churches, businesses and service organizations.
Lauretta is a founding member of Central New Hampshire Storytelling Guild. She is a founding member of New Hampshire Storytelling Alliance, a 501c3 non profit organization dedicated to the promotion and perpetuation of storytelling and community. She is the founder and producer of Tea & Tales a monthly evening for adults and teens, co-founder of Granite State Story Swap and The White Mountain Storytelling Festival.
“Lauretta’s stories sizzle with energy. A wicked sense of humor and keen insight are hallmarks of her storytelling.” – Elizabeth Ellis, Circle of Excellence Award winning storyteller.
“Lauretta’s talk filled with her stories transported us to another place, lifted us up with laughter and brought us back to reality gently and with great care. We thought it was the best Women’s Conference we had attended in years. .. Doris – Attendee CWC at RLCA