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Speak Up Storytelling

May 18, 2018

On episode #1, Matthew and Elysha Dicks talk about finding excellent stories in your everyday life using Matthew's strategy "Homework for Life. 

Then we listen to Chris Kriesen's epic story of a man who attempts to steal fire from the Gods at the summit of Mount Washington, followed by commentary and critique, including:

1. Finding the best spot to begin a story

2. The proper use of humor in storytelling

3. "Hiding" information in the early parts of a story

4. Ordering content for the best effect possible


Homework for Life:

Speak Up storytelling:

Matthew Dicks:


Why I Live in Mortal Dread of Public Speaking:

Circe by Madeline Miller: