Apr 15, 2019
On episode #45 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Matthew and Elysha Dicks talk storytelling!
In our followup segment, we offer some corrections on previous episodes and read an email from a recent 100 day Homework for Life champion.
ALSO, UPCOMING SHOWS:
April 27: "Put Me in Coach: Stories of Athletic
Endeavors” at CHS
May 18: Speak Up Storytelling: Live podcast recording at CHS
June 8: “Nature Calls: Stories of the Outdoors” at Infinity Hall
August 17: Solo storytelling show, Taproot Theater, Seattle, WA
In our Homework for Life segment, we talk about how a moment that might be embarrassing or small in the minds of some can become a fully realized story when you allow for introspection and the ask yourself this simple question: "Why do you do the things that you do?
Next we listen to Jeffrey Freiser's story about a first date and the ensuing adventure.
After listening, we discuss:
Next, we answer questions about finding the endings of stories and the joyous but sometimes problematic response that people often have to our stories.
Finally, we each offer a recommendation.
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STORIES ABOUT LITTLE THINGS THAT SAY A LOT
Simmermon's "Subway Moment"
Adam Wade's "Hoboken Roast Beef Story"
Alfonso Lacayo's "The Bad Haircut"
STORYTELLING WORKSHOPS 2019
May 4: Storytelling workshop (beginner), CT
July 29-August 2: Storytelling bootcamp, CT Historical Society
October 25-27: Storytelling workshop (beginner), Kripalu Center for Yoga and Heath
December 6-8: Storytelling workshop (advanced), Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health