For Love of Stories

Striving for the Art of Storytelling

I'm a Sucker for Good Stories

Every object has a story. Stories connect people. Storytelling brings people together. That’s why I love storytelling.

Storytelling Stub

Resources, tools, and tips that may help you with writing and storytelling.

Are All Stories Effective?

Storytelling is a big thing nowadays. Companies are incorporating stories to promote their brands. Researchers use stories to tell us their findings. Activists tell stories to change people’s minds. But are all stories effective? A new Johns Hopkins University study...

Surf the Audio Wave

The other day, I was invited to tell a story on Clubhouse. Clubhouse is new trending social media, an auditory communication app. “Hosts” act as moderators of live conversations and people hop from room to room…like in a clubhouse. Thousands 
of different rooms from...

Tsubuyaki

Miyo’s mumbling thoughts at the moment…

Slowing down can be the best way to speed things up

Slowing down can be the best way to speed things up

The other day, I got the second dose of the vaccine. I didn’t know what kind of side effects I would get, so I blocked two whole days off just to be safe. I got only fever, so I worked during the day. As a programmer, I can write code even when I’m in bed. But when I...

Knock on Another Door!

Knock on Another Door!

If you keep knocking and the door remains closed, it might be time to move on. That’s what my wise friend, Jon White, told me when we were chatting about my storytelling journey the other day.His advice spoke to my heart dearly. He did not suggest giving up anything I...

The 10,000 Hour Rule’s Myth

The 10,000 Hour Rule’s Myth

Miyo, you’ve become such a story artist! When my friend told me the other day, I asked myself. “Artist? Have I? Did I master?” The question reminded me of the famous book, “Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell. In his book, he says that it takes 10,000 hours of intensive...

My Storytelling Events

I would love to see your friendly smiles in the audience.  Please come to hear my stories!
I also share my thoughts after each event. Please check out the past events, too.  

2021.06.15 Homewood Stories

2021.06.15 Homewood Stories

YOU are INVITED! Come Join us for an evening of storytelling! Summer is near, things are opening up more, days are getting longer, evenings are delightful. Come join us in the BEAUTIFUL gallery AUDIENCE as we lean in to listen to stories that connect us all!Tuesday,...

2021.05.31 Monday Night Marsh Stream

2021.05.31 Monday Night Marsh Stream

About Monday Night MarshStephanie Weisman, our theater’s founder and artistic director, started The Marsh because she wanted a place for writers and performers like herself to easily develop their work. In 1989, she planted a seed by starting a Monday night...

2021.05.23 Strong Words ~ Voice Of The City #74

2021.05.23 Strong Words ~ Voice Of The City #74

STRONG WORDS returns with live storytelling!L.A.'s magical storytelling show returns to our beautiful enclosed courtyard in Atwater Village for a night of stories + art under the stars. 6 performers will tell fresh (never frozen) personal stories on stage behind the...