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Speak Up Storytelling

Nov 19, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our listeners in the United States. 

Elysha and I are taking the holiday off and rebroadcasting episode #14, which features the joyous story of Renae Edge. 

We thought it would be perfect for a Thanksgiving Day listen. 

We'll be back next week with a brand new...


Nov 12, 2018

On episode #25 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Matthew and Elysha Dicks are joined by storyteller Danielle Dnes to talk storytelling!

In our followup segment, we talk about upcoming Speak Up shows and messages received from around the world. 

Next, we talk about finding and collecting stories in your everyday life...


Nov 5, 2018

On episode #24 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Matthew and Elysha Dicks talk storytelling!

In our followup segment, we talk about upcoming Speak Up shows and messages received from around the world. 

Next, we talk about finding and collecting stories in your everyday life using "Homework for Life." We talk about...


Oct 29, 2018

On episode #23 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Matthew and Elysha Dicks talk storytelling!

In our followup segment, we discuss a brand new rule for The Moth's StorySLAM series. We also talk about why storytelling is a superpower and the many doors that being an effective communicator can open for you. 

Next, we...


Oct 22, 2018

On episode #22 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Matthew and Elysha Dicks talk about finding excellent stories in your everyday life using Matthew's strategy "Homework for Life." They discuss how a moment can not only be storyworthy for the stage but might be useful in many other contexts in life.  

Next, we break...