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I performed in a show in Maine earlier this week called Sound Bites. In addition to telling a story, I also served as the emcee for the evening, introducing storytellers and bantering a bit between stories. Doing my best Elysha Dicks impression.  During one of the stories, a storyteller talked about how she can’t cook…

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This summer I spoke at the Water Street Bookstore in Exeter, NH about my latest novel, The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs. A local television news crew recorded the event and posted it to YouTube.  If you’ve always wanted to attend one of my book events but haven’t been able to, here’s your chance (though…

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The following is a story that I told at a Moth GrandSLAM at the Somerville Theatre in Somerville, MA in March of 2015.  The theme of the night was Once in a Blue Moon. I told a story about a bee sting that changed my life.  I finished in second place.

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Watch my most recent TEDx Talk, “Homework for Life,” below.  In this talk, I discuss a simple strategy – stumbled upon accidentally – that you can use to slow down time, find greater meaning in your life, and give your future self one of the best gifts imaginable. And if you’re a storyteller – on the…

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I’ll be speaking at TEDxNatick at the Natick High School in Natick, MA on January 23, 2016.  The conference begins at 9:30 AM and wraps at 3:30 PM. Lunch is provided. Tickets to the conference are selling fast. They can be purchased here.  I will be speaking on the topic: “Live Life Like Your 100…

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