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On episode #61 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Elysha Dicks and I talk storytelling! In our follow-up segment, we discuss our magical night of storytelling earlier in the week. We also update listeners on Charlie’s health and remind listeners about our upcoming trip to Seattle.  STORYTELLING SHOWS 2019 August 10: Great Hartford Story Slam at…

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Some nights in your life are simply magical. Friday night was one of those nights for me. After spending a week working with storytellers from China, British Columbia, San Diego, Chicago, Westchester, and a few locals, I had the honor of introducing them to an audience of friends, family, and fellow storytellers so that they…

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On episode #60 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Elysha Dicks and I talk storytelling with special guest Eric Feeney. In our follow-up segment, we hear from a listener who has found a surprising benefit to Homework for Life and another with storytelling advice for me. We also inquire about the possible existence of listeners…

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On episode #59 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Elysha Dicks and I talk storytelling! In our follow-up segment, we inform listeners about my blog and consulting services, and we update them on dates for new shows and workshops. In our Homework for Life segment, I talk about taking multiple moments from a single week…

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On episode #58 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Elysha and I take our show on the road to Miss Porter’s School in Farmington, CT. Today’s podcast was recorded in front of a group of students who will be spending the week with me, writing, telling stories and learning to podcast.  In our follow-up segment,…

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On episode #57 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, I talk storytelling! In our followup segment, I congratulate listeners on recent successes at The Moth.  Next we listen to my story about a difficult medical decision and what it revealed about his marriage to Elysha.  Amongst the many things discussed includes: Identifying the crux of…

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Looking to learn more about storytelling? Take a double deep dive into storytelling in 2019: If you want to learn about storytelling and have an opportunity to practice, I’ll be teaching weekend-long beginners and advanced storytelling workshops at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Heath this fall in Stockbridge, MA. Two full weekends of storytelling, yoga,…

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About 18 months ago, when Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life Through the Power of Storytelling, was landing in bookstores, a reader suggested that I trademark the name “Homework for Life” and the process that it describes. If you’re not familiar with Homework for Life, you read chapter 3 of Storyworthy or watch…

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