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Students must write a 6 word story and show ID to get a discount. We will also collect 6 word stories from the audience - between main slam stories, while judges are judging, volunteers may choose a card at random and improvise a one minute story on a 6 word memoir. To help you practice - consider that 40 words, said with good inflection and expression will take about a minute.

Examples from npr are here and the famous Hemingway story: "For Sale. Baby shoes. Never worn." Below is a sample from npr story; " Asked to quiet down; spoke louder."

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FIRST PRIZE AT GRAND SLAM STORY SLAM

Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

https://www.facebook.com/StoriesInTheStreets

Stories in the Streets in an outreach literacy program that focuses on families in at-risk areas and fosters community engagement in storytelling by: 1) Creating opportunities for public storytelling wherever families gather — a farmer’s market, laundromat, or food line; and, 2) Offering storytelling workshops that raise family engagement in literacy, cultural awareness and community understanding.  The program is currently active in Lawrence, Brockton and Randolph.

This season the Company Theater Norwell

will be hosting The Grand Slam Story Slam on May 5th 7:30PM. 

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Grand Slam Story Slam Fuller Craft Museum May 7th

The South Shore story Slams presents The GRAND SLAM STORY SLAM MAY 5TH @The Company Theater 6:30PM the winners of Doyles and SS Story Slam Season compete for Maine Getaway valued at  $1,000. Get your tickets before they are gone $25.00 in advance $20.00 members at door $30.00 non members 

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