The months of the year keep coming, and so do the storytelling shows! June is here (technically, almost here, but you get the point). In a recent storytelling event with Sean Wellington the conversation was on the subject of negatives and positives of quarantine. There is no shortage of negatives. One of the unexpected positives … Continue reading June is here, Summer is here, Stories are here!
Back in the early 1980s I was about 6 or 7 years old. It should be no surprise that back then I was younger, shorter, and had a much smaller afro. The first time I entered the airport in Philadelphia, PA I cried like nobody's business. I wasn't even getting on the plane. My mom … Continue reading Stories That Remember Them
I did my best. Moving between a PowerPoint, a computer camera, and breakout rooms, I tried to answer the question, "Where is a good place to find a personal story?" About a week ago, I did a workshop for the District 29 Toastmasters Conference titled "Small Story, Big Impact" (Click here for the workshop) Over … Continue reading What did I do with that story idea?
At a time when people are in need of keeping their distance, storytelling is a great way to bring people back together. It always has. Something that this COVID 19 challenge got me to do is trying to connect those in the DC, MD, VA area to storytelling across the world. To see the bigger … Continue reading Connecting Storytellers and Storylisteners (Final Thoughts)
In 2019, I did a series of blog post highlighting story telling workshops in the DC, MD, VA area. If you are person from beginner to a storytelling vet, taking a class or workshop is a great way to get feedback or work through tough spots in stories. I've been telling stories for about 5 … Continue reading Connecting Storytellers and Storylisteners (Storytelling Classes Online)
This month, I am doing a lot of exciting things with storytelling and comedy. I'll be doing a comedy show on 7 May with James Mac. I'll be co-hosting the Better Said Than Done show coming up on 8 May. I'll be presenting the workshop "Small Story, Big Impact" for the District 29 Conference on … Continue reading Come see what I’m doing in May
To help keep you keep track of the days, the month of May is coming up. I'd like to think that all the showers in Apr have allowed online storytelling shows to pop up in May all over the place. While I normally on cover the DC, MD, and VA area, with all shows being … Continue reading May There Be Stories