"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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
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
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
It seems that every few weeks I am finding storytelling shows and events that I never knew existed. I just updated the "Storytelling Places and Spaces" page (see the link below) with some new ones that will be occurring on a regular basis. Eventually, I plan to make my way to all of the ones … Continue reading More Places, More Spaces
After getting off stage telling my very first story at The Moth, a person in the crowd said to me, "You should take a class with Story District". Story District has been running shows and workshops in DC for over 20 years. This year, they added a podcast. Considering that my hectic schedule has afforded … Continue reading Podcast Post: Story District