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
If you have a storytelling show coming up next month I'd love to add it to my monthly listing. Send me the following info: Name of the eventLink to the event (Facebook, Eventbrite, your website, etc.)Theme (If you have one) Note, this is for Storytelling SHOWS, not workshops or classes. Also, I will keep sharing … Continue reading Who has 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
Last week, I got a chance to sit in the audience and watch The Moth Grandslam in Washington DC. Ten winners of the monthly storytelling shows that have taken place in the DC area get to tell another story at the historic Lincoln Theater to over 1000 people. I've been in a Grandslam before. It's … Continue reading What’s the One Thing? – Tips for Telling a Story on Stage
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
You've reached a point where you now know what storytelling is. The kind of storytelling where you stand in front of an audience and tell a story to others with no notes. Just you, the mic, and your words. You are excited (or at least ready) to make good use of what you have learned … Continue reading What’s the One Thing? – Tips for new storytellers
Over the next few weeks, I plan on having a series of post that features tips and thoughts about being a storyteller. I'll ask the oral storytelling community thoughts about storytelling, make a list based on the answers, and share that with as many people as possible. Why do that? I got to thinking: How … Continue reading Looking for your input!
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)