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The Magic of Found Objects [New post on Tell Me Another]

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Reflecting on The Magic of Found Objects on Tell Me Another.

Added by Josna Rege on March 29, 2013 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Graham Greene on Stories

A story has no beginning or end; arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead. ~ Graham Greene

Added by Josna Rege on March 29, 2013 at 12:13pm — No Comments

The Blab-Off [story on Tell Me Another]

Not having grown up with television, my family was unaccustomed to sitting passively in front of the Goggle Box. So when we moved to America and acquired our first TV set, my parents treated it like an opinionated and rather exasperating guest: they listened politely for a while, then began to argue with it. Not for us the hushed murmurs of a silent family gathered as if in worship in front of a blaring telescreen. Mum and Dad would frequently talk back to it, and so, inevitably, did we.…

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Added by Josna Rege on April 29, 2012 at 4:42pm — No Comments

Why I am a compulsive storyteller (beside the fact that I love to talk)

So Many Things Have Disappeared

and only storytelling can recover them.

Happy New Year, massmouth!

Josna

Added by Josna Rege on December 22, 2011 at 1:31pm — No Comments

The Kurta Joke

A new story on Tell Me Another about a story we would beg my father to tell us, time and again: The Kurta Joke.

Added by Josna Rege on November 18, 2011 at 3:36pm — No Comments

I once was lost (and wish I still were)

New story on Tell Me Another:

 

I once was lost (and wish I still were)

 

 

Added by Josna Rege on September 9, 2011 at 9:21pm — No Comments

Racist Bracist: new story on Tell Me Another

Racist Bracist

We thought it was just a trip to the orthodontist.

 

Added by Josna Rege on August 1, 2011 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Climb Over the Wall! [New story on Tell Me Another]

It was hairy at the time but worth it in the end: new story on by blog, Tell Me Another:

 

Climb Over the Wall!

Added by Josna Rege on June 1, 2011 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Libraries and Labyrinths: new story on Tell Me Another

My Garden of Forking Paths

 

Added by Josna Rege on April 18, 2011 at 2:21pm — No Comments

My American Epiphany: Confessions of a Little League Mom

New post on Tell Me Another

My American Epiphany

 

Added by Josna Rege on March 3, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Tunneling

I must have been a mole in a former life, I love tunneling so much:

 

Tunneling (New post on Tell Me Another)

Added by Josna Rege on January 17, 2011 at 11:01pm — No Comments

St. Nicholas' Day (new post on Tell Me Another)

Happy Solstice! Time to tell tales about Winters Past. Here's "St. Nicholas' Day," on Tell Me Another: http://josna.wordpress.com/2010/12/06/85-st-nicholas-day/

Added by Josna Rege on December 21, 2010 at 12:18pm — No Comments

"What's Your Bag?" New Story on Tell Me Another

New story on Tell Me Another: What's Your Bag?

Added by Josna Rege on November 13, 2010 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Party Pieces

I've just posted a story, Party Pieces, on Tell me Another, about the decline of self-entertainment and its current return, citing massmouth as a hopeful sign of that revival.

Added by Josna Rege on August 22, 2010 at 5:35pm — No Comments

Bedtime Stories: A Cautionary Tale

Inspired by reading Jay O'Callahan's Crafting Personal Stories, I've just written and posted a new story on Tell Me Another: Curb Your Enthusiasm: A Bedtime Story .

Added by Josna Rege on August 1, 2010 at 11:37pm — 2 Comments

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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What is a story slam? Get the FAQs! 9 Replies

Started by Norah Dooley in Uncategorized. Last reply by Tamara Safford Feb 4, 2014.

Press Clippings 2012-2013 - Links and as a Pdf

Started by Norah Dooley in Sample Title Jun 26, 2013.

Storytelling is front page news in Boston...12/22/12 2 Replies

Started by Norah Dooley in Sample Title. Last reply by Brendyn Schneider Dec 23, 2012.

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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