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Amrita Joins us April 19th 6pm Workshop Workshop Style

Amrita Workshop Storyteller

Amrita Dhaliwal, she/her/hers, is a Jane of all trades and Queen of all of them because she can and she does. Amrita is currently the Managing Director and an instructor for the Idiot Workshop. Most recently Amrita co-authored and curated an essay series for HowlRound about clown and activism with Nathaniel Justiniano of Naked Empire Bouffon Company. She also won Best Comedy at the 2019 Melbourne Fringe Festival for The Living Room, which she had been touring the world with Gemma Soldati.

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TJ Sopoci Feat Monday April 12th @ the Workshop Workshop

TJ Sopoci Featuring come to the show

TJ Sopoci is a data scientist, comedian, podcaster, writer, photographer, musician and content creator. His is truly an inspirational tale of the Irrational Confidence of White Male Mediocrity If you look up the term Multi-Hyphenate, you’re likely to see a picture of TJ. Along with his co-host Gena Grish, TJ helms a top 100 podcast on the Apple Comedy Podcast charts called Menage-A-Pod.

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Story Luck’s Workshop Workshop Featuring Shweta

Shweta featuring workshop workshop

Story Luck’s weekly dive into the Workshop Workshop format continues on Monday with special guest, Shweta. March 26th at 6pm central we will be having a lesson on storytelling and exploring two stories. The Story Luck Crew, along with a host of regulars in the Twitch chat will help us to actively listen. Thereby we …

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Workshop Workshop Featuring Tim Barnes

Workshop Workshop Tim Barnes

Tim Barnes is a Los Angeles born Brooklyn-based comedian and writer whose absurdist humor brings light to social issues from unexpected angles.

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Doug Lipman, Listening, and 5L1K

These posts are adapted from the 20 minute lessons on story telling presented by Dan at the beginning of our Workshop! Workshop! show. All links are affiliate links. Here at Story Luck we really liked Doug Lipman’s Book on Storytelling. It’s a huge influence on us. I want to relay an anecdote Doug recounts in …

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Workshop Workshop Featuring – Vanessa Tardiff from I love Bad Star Trek

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Join us Monday6pm CentralFreeTwitch.tv/storyluckFacebook Invite Vanessa Loves Bad Star Trek Vanessa Tardiff has been calling Chicago home for the last decade since leaving home in Washington, D.C. But we get the sense she’d be just as happy on the bridge of the Enterprise. As soon as she was capable of spelling she tells us, she …

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Andrew Shelffo – 99 Second Story Contest

Rules for contest

Enter to Win! But before you do, check out the competition!

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Elaborative vs Repetitive Mothers

Workshop! Workshop!

One group is the Elaborative Mother and the other is the Repetitive Mother. The Repetitive Mother tells you just the facts. She places importance on the order of events and she wants to know why you’re telling the story. She wants to help you get through it and so she’ll ask questions and create scaffolding to help you create your story to help you be succinct and direct.

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Top Ten Things I Learned from Snark King, David Sedaris’s Master Class (And my biggest takeaway.)

David Sedaris Looking Suave

David Sedaris has about 6hrs of content on Masterclass. After going through the course, here are my top 10 biggest take aways. For further reading about our review system go back to the first article here. (Affiliate Link) 1. Write all day. 4hrs minimum. 2. The opening line is everything. 3. Writing is rewriting. 4. …

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SCAFFOLDING

These posts are adapted from the 20 minute lessons on story telling presented by Dan at the beginning of our Workshop! Workshop! show. In my work as a teacher, I’ve found scaffolding is an effective tool to help people learn. This is something Dan talked about in his Workshop! Workshop! back in early January. And …

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