Curt Iles is a storyteller. Whether describing a sunset in his beloved Louisiana piney woods or a new friendship among a South Sudanese cattle camp, his stories resonate with readers and listeners.
A common theme on these audio stories is encouragement, insight, and inspiration.
Enjoy these stories from the heart of a Southern voice who shares tales of the human spirit and beauty of nature.
A Mother’s Day story for your drive home: “My Mother’s name is Mary”
A word from Curt Enjoy! Be Grateful! LISTEN TO Audio Podcast of this story My Mother is Named Mary Jesus and His Mother Mary: It’s a reminder that even when your child is perfect(ly obedient) you may not understand him or her. I’ve been thinking a lot about Mary this week. I love ...
Watch out for the Fish
A word from Curt: I’ve been on the road to North Carolina for the past week. Traveling I-10 west, I passed the exit for Toombuba, Mississippi. The following story, “Watch out for the Fish” took place there about ten years ago. Enjoy this reader favorite. Listen to a live re-telling of this story. Watch ...
A Reader Favorite: “The Evening Holler”
My brother-in-law Gordy Glaser’s favorite Creekbank story is “The Evening Holler.” This is the first story from my first book, Stories from the Creekbank. Seventeen years later, it is still my most requested story. Enjoy an audio file of The Evening Holler read by the author. ...
Living by Six Words
Engagement is the art of making and keeping relationships.
Two D-Words: Depression and Discouragement.
Click on audio player to hear podcast on “Discouragement or Depression” This is an excerpt from the Curt Iles’ book, The Mockingbird’s Song. You can order copies as well as download the e-book at http://www.creekbank.net Finally, I want to mention the difference between discouragement and depression. Discouragement is something we all deal with. ...
Swahili Stage Fright #3
I’ve always loved the song, “Stage Fright” by The Band. Enjoy a You Tube Video of The Band’s last performance of “Stage Fright” at “The Last Waltz” concert. It’s a song written by band member Robbie Robertson about his struggles with stage fright as a musician. (The band even hired a hypnotist to work with ...