John DeMeo: "Johnson's Grocery Store"

10.05.2020 - By Speak Up Storytelling

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On episode #104 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Matthew and Elysha Dicks are back, talking storytelling! In our follow up segment, we discuss our absence, talk about upcoming shows, Speak Up merchandise, and workshops, all online! STORYTELLING SHOWS 2020 October 24: "Struggle and Survival" at the Connecticut Historical Society (7:00 PM) (virtual October 25: Speak Up-Voices of Hope showcase (2:00 PM) (virtual) November 21: "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" at Connecticut Historical Society (7:00 PM) (virtual) STORYTELLING WORKSHOPS 2020 October 30-November 1: Storytelling weekend workshop at Copper Beech Institute (virtual) In our Homework for Life segment, Matt talks about seeking contrast when finding stories in our lives.  Next we listen to a story by John DeMeo.  Amongst the many things we discuss include: The power of nostalgia   Dialogue as description Suspense and secrets Eliminating process language  Reframing stories depending on time and goals Next we answer a questions about living with Matt and the structure of children's books.  Lastly, we each offer a recommendation.  RECOMMEDATIONS Elysha: Polyphonic on YouTube Matt: Dan Kennedy Solves Your Problems With Storytelling _______________________________________________ Support Speak Up Storytelling through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/speakupstorytelling Speak Up merch at Cotton Bureau: https://bit.ly/3gc1h35 Purchase Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life Through the Power of Storytelling:  https://amzn.to/2H3YNn3 Purchase Twenty-one Truths About Love:  https://amzn.to/35Mz1xS  Homework for Life: https://bit.ly/2f9ZPne Matthew Dicks's website: http://www.matthewdicks.com Matthew Dicks's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/matthewjohndicks  Matthew Dicks's blog: https://matthewdicks.com/blog

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