July is here! That means we have made it halfway through another year. Trust me, there are still more stories to tell. The DC Capital Fringe is back! They don't have shows classified specifically as storytelling, but some are. Diane Veiga's show "Just doing my job" (https://capitalfringe.org/events/im-just-doing-my-job-one-woman-show-by-diana-veiga/) and The Body Show (https://capitalfringe.org/events/the-body-show/) are 2 that … Continue reading Storytelling Shows July 2022
Starting Friday, I'll have shows in person and online that are going to be so much fun you won't want to miss them! The show on Friday will be with the Ripple Effect Storytelling show online. Saturday, I'll be on stage live (and live streaming) with Better Said Than Done talking about graduating to the … Continue reading Shows to round out June
Another change you can expect to see at Story Telling On Purpose is the type of blog post you'll. I'll keep posting topics like where to find shows, or where to find parts of the storytelling community. The post that deals with crafting stories will move to 2 other places. Stories, Jokes, and Talks with … Continue reading Story Telling On Purpose Updates: Changing the post you see
All kinds of storytelling themes are front and center this month! Juneteenth, Graduations, Father's Day, and many, many, more. In-person shows are increasing, but virtual shows are still here and have phenomenal options to choose from. While I normally only cover the DC, MD, and VA area, with all shows being online now, I have … Continue reading Storytelling shows in June
More and more I get the question: "Where is a good place to practice a story?" Many times I recommend joining Toastmasters or trying it out on a small group of friends or fellow storytellers. If I can ever clear off my plate of things that I do, I'd love to create a space online … Continue reading Story Telling On Purpose Updates: Where to find story circles and open mics
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 June?
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?
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