Magical 2nd Sundays at StoryMasters

Stories are magical. Good stories transport us to another time and place. They provoke laughter, tears, terror and reflection—sometimes all within the same story and within the span of just a few minutes!  Stories teach and transmit culture. Stories provide that wonderfully purifying release the Greeks called catharsis.
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Join Us For the Next Virtual Meeting

December 12, 2021 @ 3-5 PM Pacific Time

We will send the meeting information a few days before the meeting. Please RSVP at least 30 minutes before the meeting.

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How a Pro Rolls

How a Pro Rolls

Oh, StoryMasters, what an honor, a pleasure and an education it is to watch Margaret Mitchell prepare for a storytelling gig! Margaret wrote a superb new story, honed it, sent it to Barbara Clark for her opinion, honed it some more, and timed it. When it was crafted...

What’s a PechaKucha?

What’s a PechaKucha?

If you want storytelling that’s a feast for your eyes as well as your ears, check out PechaKucha! PechaKucha (“chit-chat” in Japanese) is pronounced something like “p’chak’cha,” and it’s graphic storytelling. Storytellers create a slideshow which runs on auto while...

Strive for Excellence ~ Storytelling Workshop

Strive for Excellence ~ Storytelling Workshop

I may sound bragging...because I am! StoryMasters presented another invaluable storytelling workshop, "Create Compelling and Memorable Messages Through Storytelling" at District 1 Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI) on July 17. Trainer Lee Amatangelo, presenters...

StoryMasters is an advanced Toastmasters club whose members devote themselves to creating magic by mastering the ancient art of storytelling. The club meets on the 2 nd Sunday of each month from 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

StoryMasters meetings are currently conducted on Zoom. To help ensure the magic happens in this digital forum, we coach our members on proper lighting, camera position, and other delivery and technical skills for online presentations.

Please visit us soon! You will enjoy 5-6 stories, followed by individual and round-robin evaluations.

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the art of storytelling

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Freedom of Imagination

Freedom of Imagination

One summer afternoon, a group of women was having lunch. Everybody was smiling and chatting, enjoying the conversation and each other’s company…except for one person. Let’s call her Eileen here. Eileen’s Alzheimer’s started a few years ago. Since then, her friends...

Book: Hyperbole and A Half

Book: Hyperbole and A Half

This story is so adorable that I can’t keep it to myself.Not only the story itself but also the illustrations are delightful! I’m sure it’ll make you smile, too.Enjoy Hyperbole and A Half!

Book: Influence – The Psychology of Persuasion

Book: Influence – The Psychology of Persuasion

Do you think you make your own choices for what to eat and what to wear? Think again! Big or small, our choices are influenced by people around us, society, or information we receive. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion is a book the social psychologist Robert...

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