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August 2009 Blog Posts (3)

THE BUSINESS SIDE OF STORYTELLING

Running your own business can be liberating but it can also resemble running through a maze, constantly trying to catch up, find your way, peek over the next obstacle...in short, being your own boss can be exhausting!



Storytelling is magical, yet the work can be extremely solitary when we are out of the 'spotlight.' Taking care of your own business requires long hours and is very different than working for a boss who has control over everything, both good and bad.



I came… Continue

Added by Karen Chace on August 13, 2009 at 5:57pm — No Comments

BRANDING: IT DOESN'T HAVE TO HURT!

Storytellers need to pay attention to stories but also to marketing their skills. If you are new to the business of storytelling or revamping your image, here are some sites to help you brand yourself with style!



"Exploring brand marketing concepts is a great way to fine-tune your business model and business practices, but what is branding and why is it important?



A strong brand is invaluable as the battle for customers intensifies day by day. It's important to spend time… Continue

Added by Karen Chace on August 13, 2009 at 5:50pm — No Comments

Upcoming Story Cafe Events Through 2010

I am very excited! We now have the schedule for the Story Cafe at ArtWorks in New Bedford, MA complete through 2010! This is a fabulous line-up, talent galore from around New England to Newfoundland, Germany and back again. In June and September, you get two featured tellers in one evening! What's not to love?



September 26, 2009 - Simon Brooks - New Hampshire

October 17, 2009 - Carolyn Martino - Rhode… Continue

Added by Karen Chace on August 13, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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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.

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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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