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Free coaching is the doorprize!

One lucky person will leave this Saturday's concert with a certificate good for an hour of free coaching - your choice: in person or on the phone.

To be eligible, just come to the "Gathering the Waters" concert this Saturday, March 13.


Posted on March 8, 2010 at 10:01pm

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At 9:21pm on October 20, 2011, andrea lovett said…

Hi Doug, I jut wrote to Pam , We'd love y'all to come to our fundraiser .

Info below.

massmouth is breaking the rule – this is a one-time opportunity to tell your story in costume!  In 2 weeks – Saturday, October 22 – massmouth’s Halloween fundraiser gives you an opportunity to try out a Halloween costume (optional), tell a personal story (optional) and support massmouth (not optional!).



"Feed The Mouth" Fundraiser is happening October 22nd from 6:30pm-9:00pm, in the community room of offices at The Haymarket Building, 42 Seaverns Ave. Jamaica Plain, O2130.

 Transit: Orange Line Green St. Station (0.2 mi walk) or #39 Bus to Myrtle Street and Centre from Copley Sq, or Seaverns and Centre, from Forest Hills (0.1 mi walk)


Our special guest storyteller will be Judith Black, 1st place winner of Big Mouth Off, 2010.


Put your name in the hat for a mini-slam on the theme "spooked".  Bring your 5-minute spine tingling story and you may win a prize.  Wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres will be served.


Tickets are $20.00 and available online at

i Doug, I already wrote to Pam, but would love y'all to come to our fundraiser. If you have time.

At 8:33pm on March 16, 2010, Tim Van Egmond said…
Hi Doug,

Good to hear from you, and good to know you're back in MA! I hope our paths cross soon.

At 2:03am on March 7, 2010, Bob Reiser said…
Hi Doug,

I'm honored to be your friend!

At 4:17pm on March 6, 2010, Vernon L. Cox said…
I still use your coaching video I bought at Jonesboro in 1997
You were awesome then and you are now. Thanks for all you do for the storytelling Community
Learnin' Vernon
At 2:56pm on March 6, 2010, Tony Toledo said…
Hi Doug, I just got on my bicycle today for the first time this year. Does my typing look thinner? Happy spring. Ciao, Tony T
At 6:27pm on March 5, 2010, Yana Sherman said…
Doug; you were at the very first storytelling event I ever attended at the Workman's Circle in Brookline. i'll never forget it.
At 10:32am on October 1, 2009, andrea lovett said…
Welcome Doug! Glad you are here. This should be a great place to market in Mass. for you . We are starting some new and interesting venues coming up with new tellers we hope as well as seasoned tellers.,Andrea
At 7:50am on October 1, 2009, Norah Dooley said…
Love the analogy and glad to "See" you here!


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

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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