On May 8th of this year, it fully dawned on me what I had gotten myself into. That evening, just finished watching The Storytelling Boot Camp 101 class graduation show. Students connected to the military spent weeks, at no cost, learning the art and craft of storytelling. As people mingle and talk, I can feel … Continue reading Want a way to thank a veteran today?
I am lucky enough to be doing 2 shows and a workshop in Nov. Doing them days apart is a challenge though. If you can make at least one of these shows, I'd love to have you in the crowd! All of these are in DC. See the links for ticket info. 9 NovNick is … Continue reading Guess who’s telling stories again!?!?
"Storytelling Night" , a story telling show held in Fredericksburg VA is looking for people to tell stories Nov 8 with the theme "Thankful" and Jan 10 with the theme "Mistakes". The show is free, and the tellers aren't paid. Contact Anette Stjarnhjarta at email@example.com for more info.
What makes me thankful? From 1 Nov to 30 Nov there are 32 storytelling shows on this list! There could be more, but this is all that I could find before posting. What makes me even more thankful is that I am telling stories in 2 of them (along with performing in a standup comedy … Continue reading Storytelling Shows in Nov
Who doesn't like a good TED Talk, right? And while a number of the best TED talks have stories in them, they are not necessarily stores as a whole. Unless, you listen to the TED Radio Hour Podcast. Hosted by Guy Raz, listeners are treated to a mash up of different talks that are put … Continue reading Podcast Post: TED Radio Hour
I am consistently on the lookout for ways to improve. A number of the storytelling podcasts I have recommended so far are more about enjoying a story, learning about a topic, or sharing a particular view. The Speak Up podcast helps me to meet a different need: getting better at telling stories. Matthew and Elysha … Continue reading Podcast Post: Speak Up
There is a whole lot to being a mother. Sure, dads have their share of stuff to deal with. Hearing stories about the ups and downs of being a mother helps me to see a world I don't live in. Being in the presence of my mom and my wife and all the other mom's … Continue reading Podcast Post: Expressing Motherhood