8 Ways to Be a Better Storyteller

In hearing and performing stories for eight years now, I’ve learned a whole lot. Especially with company like Deena Nyer Mendlowitz of This Improvised Life, Dana Norris of Story Club and Dionne Atchison who slays any gig she gets. In watching and performing with these Cleveland-based queens of storytelling, they’ve taught me that the best stories are the brave ones. That sometimes the most trivial stories get the biggest reception. And that just because there’s a celebrity in your story, doesn’t make that ish good.