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Landmarks and Milestones along the way

It can be very difficult to get somewhere when you are not sure where you are going.

As storytellers, as creative artists, we are always learning and growing- for as long as we live. We are *always* on the journey. In the truest sense, there is never a moment that we can be said to have "Arrived". And yet, as we travel this path, it helps to have something definite and concrete to aim for. I can say that I aspire to become a Master Storyteller; but what does that mean, exactly? What… Continue

Added by Mei-Lin Po on May 3, 2009 at 11:07pm — 1 Comment

Something to think about...

I received a highly favorable comment from a recent performance in which I told three short stories (The Miller, his Son and their donkey; A Single Grain of Rice; and The Cracked Water Pot) which was forwarded to me-- as follows:

The Story Teller was a very pleasant portion of the evening. I was pleasantly surprised in her story selection.

When I queried what this might mean, and what kind of stories he had been expecting, I received this reply:

Hi… Continue

Added by Mei-Lin Po on April 29, 2009 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment


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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Press Clippings 2012-2013 - Links and as a Pdf

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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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