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Category: Storytelling News

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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10 From Steve Martin’s Masterclass (1 Big Takeaway)

Steve Martin Masterclass

We are slowly going through all the writer Masterclasses as part of our affiliate program. With each new author we start off with a top ten list and then dive into the meat of the courses via 2-3 long form articles and thought pieces. There we get into the nitty gritty of each 6hr course. …

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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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99 Second Story by Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein 99 Second Storyteller

Jeff Stein is an award winning storyteller and toastmaster. Here he shares a 99 second story with Story Luck for our 99 Second Storytelling Contest.

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Jeff Baltes shares a 99 second story with Story Luck

This 99 Second story contest entry by Jeff Baltes came to us via the virality embedded in our 99 Second Challenge. Join us May 31st for more!

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5L1K and the Importance of Listening Well

Listening is a skill

A big part of our Workshop! Workshop! lessons is that everything’s a skill, and if you practice you’ll get better. Listening is a skill. It’s an almost meditative skill. Often, we don’t think about listening as being a skill because so much of our listening has become passive listening. Passive listening is hearing the person …

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99 Second Story by Walt Belcher

Walt Belcher Tells a 99 Second Story

On March 31st we will be sharing all of the stories people shared with us over the past two months during our 99 Second Story Contest. There you’ll be able to vote on this one!

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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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David Sedaris’ Masterclass Review (Buy the Book)

David Sedaris in lights

I recently posted a listicle of the top ten things I liked about David Sedaris’s Masterclass. I’m going to free associate on those in greater detail now. Everyone says write every day but there was a snark and condescension in the way he said it that hit home. This apathy and almost disdain for other …

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99 Second Story Featuring – Jay Rohr

Jay Rohr dark 99 second stories

So many good lines in this story. My current favorite, “Believe it or not, I didn’t die.” Levels of funny. I played this to one of our board members and he said, “That’s some good shit,” three times. Jay Rohr reminds me of a roommate I had after college. A loveable kind of gristle. There’s …

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