I get off the plane in Tulsa Ok, ready for a weekend at a conference. The flight sent smooth from leaving Washington, DC, changing flights in Chicago, and landing in Tulsa. I met up with others from the conference that were also on the plane, got our bags, went outside the doors, and got punched … Continue reading It’s Hot Out There
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
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
I once had a speaking mentor that said "Nick, I want you to write down 1 story from your life every day." I said "Great! But what do I do when I'm out at the end of the week?" Turns out, I have never run out. I have stories in varying stages of creation just … Continue reading What’s the One Thing? – Where to find stories
I'm just over 24 out from my first solo show. I am so looking forward to mixing together storytelling, comedy, and the fire service in this particular manner. I'm really hoping to see many people come and enjoy time talking about my journey so far, and how I got here. Click the link below to … Continue reading You gonna learn today! (Well, technically tomorrow)
Someone reached out to me looking for storytelling shows, festivals, and other events that are looking for storytellers. They wanted to have an idea of where to pitch stories they wanted to tell. I typically don't do a post or have a page on my blog strictly for that. But thanks to the inspiration of … Continue reading Connecting Storytellers to Storytellers 2022 (Shows, Festivals, and Events)
For my next "Connecting Storytellers and Storylistners" post, I plan to list, as many as possible, the shows, organizations, and festivals that are looking for storytellers to perform in 2022. If you are someone planning to have an event in 2022 that is in need of storytellers, please send me (email@example.com) or use the Contact … Continue reading Who has Storytelling Festivals and Shows in 2022?
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?
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