Visit Groston, circa 2018

"When I began writing, THE GROSTON RULES was contemporary.
Now? I think it qualifies as historical fiction. Recent and still relevant, but perhaps a bit nostalgic. 

Adam, Isaac, and Charlie are dealing with problems of college admissions and climate change…

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Trick or Treat Alternatives

I'm as disappointed as you that Halloween is cancelled. Yes, parents of some children will arrange for limited contact trick-or-treating, but we're not, as some people suggest, going to be putting out a bowl full of candy! 

That reminds me…

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Are We There Yet? (Part One) a serialized audiobook short 

A multi-part serialization (in progress)

This is the first installment of a serial.



#audiobook #audiobookshort #serial #serialization #LifeDuringCovid #fatherandson #family #yoga #parenting #onlineschool #virtualschool 

Coming November 8… THE GROSTON RULES 

What happens when they shut down your school?

Isaac, Adam, Helen, Charlie, Sean, Jésus and Rover had planned on coasting through their final semester at Ashby Bryson High. They called themselves Team Bomb Shelter, and their plan was simple, get…

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How the Bagel Got Its Name - an audiobook short 

I had a dream that Julie Andrews was making a television show about my bagel story…
But I hadn't written one yet. So when I woke up…


#audiobook #audibookshort #roshhashanah #yomkippur #jewishholidays #bagel #bread #chelm


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Premier: The World's First Zoom eBook @ Digital Book World 2020 


At 3pm Central time, author, storyteller, playwright and craft publisher Mark Binder will perform the world's first Zoom eBook at Digital Book World. The whimsical autobiographical talk will spiral around the subject of "How technology and distribution…

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Storytelling and the Pause

As you know, professional live face to face storytelling has stopped. 

I was fortunate enough to get through 2/3 of a world tour before the shutdown.

This is an article was just published in the UK storytelling Magazine Facts and…

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The Chicken Soup Bucket Brigade - an audiobook short 

As it says in the introduction, a good friend asked me to write a humorous story about the coronavirus.
It's too soon. But… I remembered that I'd written this story a decade ago. 


- Mark Binder

#Chelm2020 Tour begins!

If the stories we tell create our future, why are we choosing to tell these? 

Ever beat yourself up? For years I've been my own worst enemy/best critic. I rip everything I do to shreds. No sooner am I done…

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