I'm finally updating pages found on Story Telling On Purpose. I'll be going page by page. The first one up is the Storytelling Places and Spaces page. I'm hoping the changes better reflect where folks can find storytelling businesses, shows, organizations, etc. I'm sure I'll have to update the page over time, so be on … Continue reading Story Telling On Purpose Updates: Storytelling Places and Spaces
Technically, the anniversary for the Story Telling On Purpose blog is May 14th, so this post is a bit early. Looking at the insights section from WordPress, there have been about 13K views, just over 8K visitors, and I've posted 290 times (not including this one). I have zero idea how that compares to how … Continue reading So, it’s been another year, huh?
Last week, I got a chance to sit in the audience and watch The Moth Grandslam in Washington DC. Ten winners of the monthly storytelling shows that have taken place in the DC area get to tell another story at the historic Lincoln Theater to over 1000 people. I've been in a Grandslam before. It's … Continue reading What’s the One Thing? – Tips for Telling a Story on Stage
Starting today, I get to be around cool people doing cool things! Today I'm telling stories with Six Feet Apart Productions that may have some truth buried in a good time! Next week I'll be hanging out at Busboy's and Poets with Tryitout Comedy. I get to talk to fellow Toastmasters at District 29 about … Continue reading New Month, New Things to do!
The month of May is generally seen as the month that spring really comes alive. That is proving to be especially true for storytelling! Many shows are springing forward with themes about mom, ma, mother, and all the versions of the word. This month's list is also full of other exciting things such as a … Continue reading Storytelling Shows for May 2022
If you have a storytelling show coming up next month I'd love to add it to my monthly listing. Send me the following info: Name of the eventLink to the event (Facebook, Eventbrite, your website, etc.)Theme (If you have one) Note, this is for Storytelling SHOWS, not workshops or classes. Also, I will keep sharing … Continue reading Who has Storytelling shows in May?
I am having a blast telling stories and jokes and talking to folks! Thanks to the Toastmasters clubs that have allowed me to talk about adding humor to speeches. I got to tell jokes to retirement homes for the first time. I was able to tell a story with Judy Clapper and friends to celebrate … Continue reading Shows, Shows, and More Shows
While getting April's show listing together, I realized that April is more "festive" than I realized. The Stone Soup Storytelling Fest is happening, and the Bay Area Storytelling Festival is happing. Storyfest is happening. NSN is having its Earth Up Conference, (ok, this is actually a conference, but you get the point). There are many … Continue reading Storytelling Shows for Apr
As early this week, I get the honor to tell stories and jokes and talks with folks! Some of the events are private, and others welcome anyone available to attend. Of those that you can attend, you can see me perform at during April: (Mostly) True Things storytelling show (online)Find Your Funny Toastmasters club (online) … Continue reading Guess who is telling stories and jokes and talking to folks?
If you have a storytelling show coming up next month I'd love to add it to my monthly listing. Send me the following info: Name of the eventLink to the event (Facebook, Eventbrite, your website, etc.)Theme (If you have one) Note, this is for Storytelling SHOWS, not workshops or classes. Also, I will keep sharing … Continue reading Who has storytelling shows in Apr?