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Speak Up Storytelling

Jul 21, 2020

On episode #100 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Matthew and Elysha Dicks talk storytelling alongside their kids, Clara and Charlie! 

In our follow up segment, we thank our listeners for their many kind messages about their 100th episode. 

In our Homework for Life segment, Matt talks about moments that are invisible to the outside world but momentous to in the mind of the storyteller.    

Next we listen to a stories by the whole family!

Amongst the many things we discuss include:

  1. Stakes

  2. Surprise 

  3. Story arcs

  4. Ending a story on the right note

  5. The value of improv 

Next we answer a questions about Homework for Life. 

Lastly, we each offer a recommendation. 



  • The Babysitter's Club (Netflix)


  • The Twilight Zone (Netflix)


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