Story prompts are like using a magnifying glass to focus the energy of the sun. The potential energy was always there, it just needed focus. Stories prompts help any individual looking to find and create a story from scratch. If you have taken a class on telling personal stories, or been a storyteller for a … Continue reading What did I do with that story idea? (Prompts)
Just a Quick Update
It may be a while before we all get to see live storytelling shows in person. But when we do, I want you ready. With that in mind, I updated the section on my blog titled "Monthly Reoccurring Shows" (see the pic below) It's a pretty long list of shows in the DC, MD, and … Continue reading Just a Quick Update
Who's Doing Virtual Shows?
Morning! My blog, Story Telling On Purpose, tracks Storytelling shows in DC, MD, and VA. With everyone trying not to be in other people's space, the last safe space is virtual space. If you are having a virtual show, let me know. It can be storytelling, stand-up, or music. It can be curated or open … Continue reading Who's Doing Virtual Shows?
Something to Listen To
With the times being as turbulent and change as they are at the moment, many people have a bit of anxiety. My anxiety? Going 2-4 weeks without attending a Storytelling Show. On the surface, it pales in comparison to challenges of getting sick, rearranging life schedules, and finding toilet paper. Then I watched in my … Continue reading Something to Listen To
Love A Good Story?
Whether you love stories or have a love story, Feb will be packed with both types of stories. More storytelling shows are popping up in Maryland. Ans shows in DC and VA are still going strong. Storytelling shows are a great place to take a date, get a laugh, and have an all-around good time. … Continue reading Love A Good Story?
You Can Learn To Tell A Story?
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?
Podcast Post: The Stoop Storytelling Series
There are a lot of stories about Baltimore MD right now. The ones worth listening to are from the people in Baltimore. Luckily, The Stoop Storytelling Series is just the place to find them. Run by Laura Wexler and Jessica Henkin, they manage to round up storytellers from all over Baltimore that are every bit … Continue reading Podcast Post: The Stoop Storytelling Series
Last Thoughts On Storytelling Workshops
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
Telling Stories on the Front Porch
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