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Speak Up Storytelling

Jan 22, 2020

On episode #82 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Matthew and Elysha Dicks talk storytelling!

In our follow up segment, we share about upcoming events in the Speak Up realm and thank listeners for some unexpected kindness.



In our Homework for Life segment, we talk about the power of anecdotes and illustrate how they can be just as useful as finding stories in your Homework for Life entries. 

Next we listen to a story by John Smith-Horn. 

Amongst the many things we discuss include:

  1. Excellent opening sentences.

  2. Delivering the story as if you are re-living the story

  3. The right moment to spoil a surprise

  4. Suspense through anticipation

  5. The curse of knowledge

Next we answer a question from a listener about The Moth. 

Lastly, we each offer a recommendation. 





Purchase Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life Through the Power of Storytelling

Purchase Twenty-one Truths About Love 

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