You’re in High School, You’re in Crush. In 99 Seconds Cat Dean Tells You What Not to Do.

Cat Dean

Hearing this story will remind you of every childhood crush you had growing up. The humor mixed with the pathos was particularly touching. Listening to this story, you’ll be reminded of all the times when you had so much to say but just couldn’t get the words out. 

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Being a Kid is Hard, in 99 Seconds Sharon Shares What Mothers can do to Protect their Children.

Kids on the steps

Here at Story Luck we love this 99 second format originally championed by Steph Rogers from Story Jam. Brought to even greater heights by Sean Wellington of Grit Podcast. We want to put our mark on this by exploring and make space for more video collaboration. On Aug 23rd we will be running our first …

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Your Experiences Need to be Shared. But no One has Time to Listen. 99 Seconds Grant You Access to Audience.

I was skeptical of the 99 second story. Stephanie Rodgers of Story Jam first introduced it to me. And I was all… naw. I hate the Moth’s soft 6 minutes! (You know they hate it as well! All their celebrity features get TedTalk 18s or more.) For my predilections, the perfect je ne sais quoi …

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An Interview as Means of Understanding Technique. Noah Firestone Talks With Storyteller, Dan Boyd.

Noah Dancing

Noah Firestone asks Dan Boyd some deep philosophical questions about portraying different characters while telling personal stories.

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YouTube Course Sign UP

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Aug 23rd Cohort is full. So! Add your name to our email list here and we will put you on the wait list for the next cohort. We will be offering those signing up here a deep discount on the next six week cohort. Over the next six weeks we will be learning together. Week …

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You Think You’re Bad at Storytelling. Let’s Give You Another Way to Look at It.

Mindset Shift

If you think you can’t get better at storytelling, you’re wrong. Let Carol Dweck explain skills with incremental theory.

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Kairos Changes Lives. Amanda Gorman’s Moment in History Exemplifies How.

Amanda Gorman

Eric Charles White, in Kaironomia: On the Will-To-Invent, defined kairos as “a passing instant when an opening appears which must be driven through with force if success is to be achieved.” A transient moment, seized with design, leading to dreams fulfilled. Kairos plucks success out of the random winds of mere “opportunity” and grants us …

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Congratulations to Melissa Reaves 99 Second Video Winner

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Melissa Reaves is a professional and award-winning storyteller and a storytelling coach to executives. Her sales and marketing background includes more than 20 years in technology enterprise sales, as well as countless stage credits as a professional actor/improviser. This combination of sales, marketing, acting, writing, directing and producing storytelling shows, ultimately led her to found Story Fruition to …

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Workshopping Stories with Nick Baskerville June 28th

Nick Baskerville Headshot

Nick tells personal narrative stories that have been featured on shows for The Moth, The Story Collider, and the Armed Service Arts Performance (ASAP) Program to name a few. In 2020, Nick joined the storytelling instructional staff for ASAP. Nick is often a host for ASAP and Better Said Than Done shows both virtually and …

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Ryan McMullen Feature Monday June 7th


Hello! I’m Ryan (or Rye), I’m currently based in Ohio, and I love a good story. I’ve spent most of my adult life bouncing from one end of the earth to the other looking for new and challenging experiences. At various times I’ve been an Arabic translator, a travelling software trainer, an environmental engineer, and …

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