Marilyn A. Hudson is an author, historian, and storyteller who has been traveling the twists and turns of the "Story Road" for nearly 20 years.   She presents original tales, as well as historical and folklore tales, with her own little twists. She is also "The Ghost Teller" specializing in haunted tales of literature, history, and folklore. For four years she added her spooky  touch to the Overholser Mansion's annual benefit event, "Scary Tales and Twilight Tours."  

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What Others Have Said

"Marilyn did a masterful job bringing stories to life."
You are the "bizarre history genie!" -

Marilyn did a masterful job bringing stories to life."  --Jerry, Teacher, OKC

She involves youthful audiences in rowdy participation with fun tales, voices, theatrics, and play. "Marilyn places children under a spell as she shares storytelling rich with dialects and animation." --Dina, Norman Public Schools

"You might think her writing can't be beat -- until you hear her talk!"-- Jim Marion Etter, Oklahoma author

"Marilyn a. Hudson is an amazing storyteller for audiences of all ages.  Her animated, sparkling personality lends itself toward spellbinding her listeners.  Hernon-verbal communication skills seem to lift the listeners above the mundane and earthly reality and bring them to an unworldly kingdom wherever Marilyn wants to take them in order that they may feel first-hand the emotions: fear, joy, adventurous dread, pulse-racing excitement, deep sorrow--whatever the story requires to make the story time a memorable time.  Whether the story is true, personal, Biblical, or the wildest fantasy fiction, Marilyn makes it atime remembered. " - - Charlotte Iaquinta, Educator

"Marilyn places children under a spell with storytelling rich in dialects and animation and pulls the children into ta total story experience of sounds and sights. " - - Diny Castura, Educator

Marilyn entranced the students through her use of voice, drama, and language. --- Patty P., Educator

"[She] has a way of captivating your senses and making you feel the emotions of her characters. The Bones of Summer demands your attention and leave you wanting more." --- Terri French White, author of Tulsa's Haunted Memories.

"Thank you for coming to tell us were good! I want to learn to tell stories too." --- David, aged 9

"You got rave reviews and everyone loved you! Thank you for adding to our entertainment." --- Nancy B., Community Programmer.

"Your stories were great!" -- -Jessica Steuben

"The kids had a great time at the library...your program was very well received by the adults, which is impressive in itself - entertaining children and adults simultaneously. Good work!" -- Guthrie Public Library, Guthrie, Ok

"You are an outstanding storyteller! --- Brenda Streetman, Educator

"You touched many and made our 89'ers day special!" -- Bev Eley

"Marilyn does a great job! Her presentations are outstanding and a treat for everyone. " --Sherri Carson, Educator
"Thanks for coming to talk about Ireland and share stories. I could have listened a lot more." --- Megan, a 4th Grader

"I could see your stories in my head." - -- Adult listener

"You certainly made our Cherokee Strip celebration a great success." -- Susan Bartlett, Educator

"The primary children were spellbound..." - - Nancy Ingraham, Educator

You might think her writing can't be beat -- until you hear her talk!"-- Jim Marion Etter, Oklahoma author

Professional Storyteller