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.

Listen to the Beats!

What are the beats, you ask? In music, the beat is the basic unit of time. It is often defined as the rhythm listeners would tap their toes to when listening to a piece of music. It’s the same logic in storytelling. Thebeat is the smallest unit of story. A collection...

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Change Your Perspective!

You may be thinking that you can’t do too much when you tell a story on screen. If you are, it’s time to change your perspective. In the digital world, there are limitless possibilities. You can create different story worlds for your audience by changing a little...

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Tsubuyaki

Miyo’s mumbling thoughts at the moment…

Let It Go If It’s Not Working!

Let It Go If It’s Not Working!

How can I fix it? In the past few months, I kept asking the same question over and over. Something was not working in my story. Usually, I’m good at rewriting, but not this time. The story seemed disjointed and I didn’t know how to fix it. I rewrote it so many times,...

Bleh! It’s okay not to be okay!

Bleh! It’s okay not to be okay!

"It’s too much!” my friend said on the phone."What’s too much?" I asked. "I can’t take it any more. I used to call my friends anytime I wanted to, but now, I need to schedule everything beforehand. Even a phone call to my friend. I don’t want to respond to emails. I...

Grow Like Green Onions!

Grow Like Green Onions!

The quarantine has changed our lives tremendously and maybe permanently. It’s not all the bad news though. People are taking time to connect with their family, friends, and even neighbors in a meaningful way. I’ve been enjoying the aroma of star jasmine and fresh...

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.  

2020.05.28 Strong Words ~ The Class of 2020

2020.05.28 Strong Words ~ The Class of 2020

I took Strong Words' storytelling workshop this month.  Everybody's stories were intriguing and compelling.  The critiques we have received were fantastic!  I had a blast! Tonight is the performance night. My piece is still work in progress, but let's see how it goes....

2020.05.07 The Virtual Story Slam ~ The Great Outdoors

2020.05.07 The Virtual Story Slam ~ The Great Outdoors

Join me for the Virtual Story Slam this week! The new virtual Story Slam series celebrates the power of live storytelling, resilience of the arts and human connection during tough times, co-hosted by Art House Productions & No Dominion Theatre Co.Thursday, May 7,...