In getting ready for the month of Sept, I realized how busy life would be for me. With that in mind, I used my logical, rational mind to minimize how many times I performed. I don't want to prep for a show every week while taking care of the many other things I need to … Continue reading Guess who is telling stories and jokes and talking to folks?
The world is topsy-turvy right now with in-person things opening, then closing, then semi-opening for business. Do don't fear! Stories are still here! You just have to know where to find them. While I normally only cover the DC, MD, and VA area, with all shows being online now, I have broaden my scope of … Continue reading Storytelling Shows in Sep
Next up in my series of Connecting Storytellers to Storytellers, let's talk about websites and blogs. When I started this blog, Story Telling On Purpose, I just wanted to share the information I found in the world of storytelling. It's not that I know everything about storytelling; I just want to share what I have … Continue reading Connecting Storytellers to Storytellers 2021: Websites and Blogs
As the saying goes, time waits for no man (or woman, or child, or pet…you get the point). The year 2021 is here. After how last year went, making predictions about what is coming is ill advised. But, I can tell you that these storytelling shows are a safe bet! While I normally only cover … Continue reading Storytelling Shows for Jan 2021
My daughter, Baby Girl, says to me "Want to see the comic book I made? It tells the story of how Christopher Columbus found America!" As she site me down at the kitchen table, excitement is bursting from about her face. I put away what I was working on. I already know my real work … Continue reading The Stories We Tell – Historical Storytelling
I love watching the movie "The Clash of The Titans"; both the 1981 version and the 2010 version. There's action and adventure and overall, a pretty good story. Now that I am a storyteller, I understand that story is called a myth. I also better understand that there are myths told about cultures around the … Continue reading The Stories We Tell – Myths
Well, here we go! With the long list of types of storytelling The List So Far I needed to settle on one type and get started. I figured I'd start with something easy like folktales. If you are a new to storytelling, this makes sense. Everyone who is well experience in storytelling, however, just got … Continue reading The Stories We Tell – Folktales
Back in the early 1980s I was about 6 or 7 years old. It should be no surprise that back then I was younger, shorter, and had a much smaller afro. The first time I entered the airport in Philadelphia, PA I cried like nobody's business. I wasn't even getting on the plane. My mom … Continue reading Stories That Remember Them
In this blog post, I am looking at Facebook Pages that are connected to storytelling. These are the ones that I know and are connected to. There are many, many more out there. Some are pages done by phenomenal storytellers that I know. Some are by phenomenal storytellers that I don’t know personally, but are … Continue reading Connecting Storytellers and Storylisteners (Facebook Pages)
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