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
Hanging out at the Women's Storytelling Festival https://www.instagram.com/tv/CbSWZdWAZff/?utm_medium=share_sheet
I know, I know. There are so many national and international days to observe, who can keep track, right? Some are silly and fun, like National Pie day (3/14) were you celebrate by eating your favorite pie (yes, I made sure to celebrate that!). International Women's day (3/8) was also this month to help bring … Continue reading How are you celebrating World Storytelling Day?
March will be here in the blink of an eye! And When it is, it will be Women's History Month and World storytelling Day (20 Mar). There are so many great storytelling shows to celebrate them both. Me, I'll be taking in a 2 for 1 deal by attending the 3rd Annual Women's Storytelling Festival … Continue reading Storytelling shows in Mar 2022
I've had a number of shows and webinars already this month, But guess what? I'm not done yet! Thursday I will be telling a story with Armed Services Arts Partnership, then doing a private comedy show, followed by hosting the Better Said Than Done in-person in Fairfax, VA and live-streamed. To top it all off, … Continue reading Ending Feb with a bang!
Someone reached out to me looking for storytelling shows, festivals, and other events that are looking for storytellers. They wanted to have an idea of where to pitch stories they wanted to tell. I typically don't do a post or have a page on my blog strictly for that. But thanks to the inspiration of … Continue reading Connecting Storytellers to Storytellers 2022 (Shows, Festivals, and Events)
In 2019, I did a series of blog posts highlighting storytelling workshops in the DC, MD, VA area. If you are a 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 since 2014. Since … Continue reading Connecting Storytellers and Storylisteners 2022: Workshops, Classes, and Coaching
I had a great show with Dewayne White in Fredricksburg, VA. Didn't know about it? Don't worry, you can catch me at other shows this month starting as early as this week. I'll be doing storytelling with Better Said Than Done this week and hosting the storytelling graduation show for the Armed Services Arts Partnership … Continue reading Guess who is telling stories and jokes and talking to folks?
The weather is hot. The Olympic games are getting hot. And storytelling shows have stayed hot! In the mist of all that is going on in the world, I'm glad to see that storytelling is still alive and well online and growing in person. While I normally only cover the DC, MD, and VA area, … Continue reading Storytelling Shows in Aug
I tell people that I fell into storytelling. Actually, I tripped, stumbled, and then fell into storytelling. I was actually trying to address the problem of finding more tools for teaching students in the fire service. Storytelling is one of the things I added. Storytelling now occupies a regular section of my life. It's like … Continue reading Short Story Long