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.

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...

Respect Your Audience

In the article, "How to Write With Style," Kurt Vonnegut once wrote that we need to respect our readers when we write: Find a subject you care about: Find a subject you care about and which you in your heart feel others should care about. It is this genuine caring,...

Tsubuyaki

Miyo’s mumbling thoughts at the moment…

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...

Why Do I Live?

Why Do I Live?

The other day, I was telling my friend, Tina, about a nightmare that I had the previous night. It was a lengthy story and we laughed in the end. Then, a few days later, I realized that it was also a dream. I’ve never told anybody about the nightmare, which reminded me...

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.  

2021.05.31 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

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...

2021.04.13 This Much Is True: An Evening of Personal Storytelling

2021.04.13 This Much Is True: An Evening of Personal Storytelling

This Much Is True is the longest running monthly storytelling show in Chicago, IL. (Since 2008). It's one of the best shows I've seen. I'm ecstatic to be on the virtual stage! Join me for the magical night!Tuesday, April 13, 20215:00 PM PDTRashim Cannad Ashton Cynthia...