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Category: Storytelling News

How Does One Lean in to Listen Well?

People listening

When you listen to other people it’s practice for when you have to listen to yourself. What you’re listening for is subtle but it helps you when you apply that found knowledge to your own stories.

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

Vanessa T

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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The Power of Listening

Food and Fam

Deep listening is an active process. Fundamentally what you are aiming for is to understand what the other person is trying to convey. Often that means you will need to ask questions to help clarify and fill in any details that are missing.

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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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Workshop Workshop Featuring Cat Dean

Many Faces of Cat Dean

I’m Cat Dean. I’m fairly new to storytelling, having only jumped right in with both feet in 2020. But, I have ventured to tell at several Moth events virtually, and with Grit–True Stories That Matter. I’m also a member of a local improv/sketch comedy theater group called Phoenix Theater Group. And, when I’m not doing …

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Narrative and the Sense of Self

Sense of Self

These posts are adapted from the 20 minute lessons on story telling presented by Dan at the beginning of our Workshop! Workshop! show. Narrative in the manner talked about the other day, allows us to have a cohesive sense of self over a vast level of time. We order events, imbue them with meaning, and …

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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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Danette Mark – Featuring @ Story Luck’s Workshop! Workshop!

Danette Mark

Danette Mark is an artist who chooses to express herself through the medium of stand-up comedy. She has been writing and performing comedy for the past 8 years in the Chicago-land area. She received formal training at Second City in Chicago in 2012. Danette’s style of comedy is anecdotal where she loves to joke and tell stories about her out-of-box way of thinking which affects all aspects of her life especially how she relates to others.

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M J Kang – Featuring @ Workshop! Workshop!

Workshop! Workshop! Monday 6pmTwitch.tv/storyluck M.J. Kang is a playwright, actor, storyteller and director. She has acted across stages in Canada, US and London, UK. Currently, she is part of the Playwrights Group at Company of Angels, working on the feature film, Moving Day, produced by Cotton Bush Productions, and directing long form narrative genre improv with …

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