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    Nuggets of Knowing in Stories Past

    I’m in the middle of mulling a story.  It is really the beginning of the crafting process, I am thinking at irregular intervals about the various different angles I can approach the material.  I ask myself every so often what is the story about, what is the meaning of it all, how does it help me make…


    Posted by Kate Lawrence on October 9, 2016 at 7:27pm

    A Storytelling Imposter Was at The Moth!

    I bombed at The Moth. Yep, in front of 300 people I performed so badly I was the lowest score of the night! 

    I don’t have storyteller imposter syndrome, I am an imposter, a storytelling imposter.

    Or am I?

    Let me review.

    On reflection I think my story…


    Posted by Kate Lawrence on September 22, 2016 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

    The Four L's of Storytelling

    I have this wacky theory I’d like to explore here on my computer screen, that involves the letter L.  

    It seems to be a happy happenstance that words with the same first letter can often be grouped together.

    I noticed the other day when writing out the first step for…


    Posted by Kate Lawrence on September 4, 2016 at 11:50pm

    Storytelling as One of the Feeling Arts

    When I teach storytelling workshops one of the hardest thing for me to explain is the nature of the progress that needs to be made by the teller in the story;  the internal journey of the teller.  

    And a critical part of this if showing us the emotions that they felt as they grapples…


    Posted by Kate Lawrence on August 29, 2016 at 9:25pm




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