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)
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?
Every good movie has a good story in it. It only makes sense, then, to have local storytellers at the DC Black Film festival to tell stories and to help teach storytelling. All we need now is you! Go to the link below, get tickets, and see local storytellers deliver stories in various parts of … Continue reading Telling Stories at the Movies
I love getting people involved in telling and listening to stories. So much so, I tend to forget to tell be that I tell stories too! I get to into every single show I tell you about, but I am lucky enough to tell once or twice. This month I plan to try The Moth … Continue reading Have You Heard One Of My Stories?
A lot can change in a week! See what shows were added or moved to different dates listed below. Want your show listed in a monthly blogpost? Send me info about date, time, place, and a link to your site to email@example.com. I'd love to hear about, and so would the rest of the DMV. … Continue reading Tales of Summer (The Update!)
As March comes to a close, so does my series on storytelling workshops. There are still many more workshops, particularly here in the DC, MD, VA area. I even found some that can done online. In my short journey into storytelling, I have found that there is so much more than what I could have … Continue reading Last Thoughts On Storytelling Workshops
I was running a little late, trying to find a parking spot that wouldn't get my truck towed. I found my way into what seemed to be a super secretive club. Instead, it was a very welcoming group of people lead by half of the Stoop Storytelling duo Laura Wexler. By the end of the … Continue reading Telling Stories on the Front Porch
Which District is that again? I remember getting off stage at The Moth monthly storytelling show 3-4 years ago. Back when it was at the Howard theater. I wasn't in contention for wining that day, but felt pretty good about how I did for my very first time. As I was getting ready to leave, … Continue reading Which District is that Again?
I remember living near Tokyo, Japan and saying "my God, this must be the worst traffic in the world." I now see that I was being prepared to live in the DC area. I love the activities in DC, but could do without the drive. So, when I heard about Better Said Than Done in … Continue reading Who Said It Better?
You know what it's like talking to that one cool aunt or cool uncle? They have a way of making you laugh and making you think all with the same words? That's what it like talking with Sheila Arnold. I have seen her live at storytelling shows and over and over again on YouTube. On … Continue reading My Long Lost Storytelling Aunt