Story prompts are like using a magnifying glass to focus the energy of the sun. The potential energy was always there, it just needed focus. Stories prompts help any individual looking to find and create a story from scratch. If you have taken a class on telling personal stories, or been a storyteller for a … Continue reading What did I do with that story idea? (Prompts)
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)
Over the last 3 years I focused my blog on storytelling events in the DC, MD, and VA area. It's not that I have blinders on, but I figure that was all the storytelling world I could handle. It's a lot of info to track down. And I figure that it would be easier for … Continue reading Connecting Storytellers and Storylisteners (Facebook Groups)
It may be a while before we all get to see live storytelling shows in person. But when we do, I want you ready. With that in mind, I updated the section on my blog titled "Monthly Reoccurring Shows" (see the pic below) It's a pretty long list of shows in the DC, MD, and … Continue reading Just a Quick Update
With everyone keeping their distance, remember that stories can still bring us together. On the rise are virtual storytelling shows, comedy shows, open mics, and the like. With that in mind, I'll be tracking as many as I can find. Below are the ones I know of already. There are a few things to pay … Continue reading It's Like You're Virtually There!
Morning! My blog, Story Telling On Purpose, tracks Storytelling shows in DC, MD, and VA. With everyone trying not to be in other people's space, the last safe space is virtual space. If you are having a virtual show, let me know. It can be storytelling, stand-up, or music. It can be curated or open … Continue reading Who's Doing Virtual Shows?
With the times being as turbulent and change as they are at the moment, many people have a bit of anxiety. My anxiety? Going 2-4 weeks without attending a Storytelling Show. On the surface, it pales in comparison to challenges of getting sick, rearranging life schedules, and finding toilet paper. Then I watched in my … Continue reading Something to Listen To
Whether you love stories or have a love story, Feb will be packed with both types of stories. More storytelling shows are popping up in Maryland. Ans shows in DC and VA are still going strong. Storytelling shows are a great place to take a date, get a laugh, and have an all-around good time. … Continue reading Love A Good Story?
Some people just seem to know how to tell a story. They say words, but you feel as if you are in a 3D ride at Disney. It's pretty lucky to have that skill. But is it really luck? I've been telling stories on stage since 2015. Every year, I get better, and better. What … Continue reading You Can Learn To Tell A Story?
Of the many reasons to tell a story, scaring the daylights out of a person probably makes the 10 list. It makes sense, then, that a number of the shows this month happen to have that theme. Then there are shows like All The Feels, The Good Girl Chronicles, and Health's Angles that are advocating … Continue reading Oct Storytelling Shows