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.

How to Organize Your Thoughts Digitally

What do you use for writing a story? Pen and paper or computers? All of my stories are catalogued digitally. Google Drive is my friend. It works fine as is, but when I work on a bigger project that requires lots of research, character building, and note taking, I...

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Editing

Last month, I was talking with a storyteller after a show. His story was delightful and I really enjoyed it, yet something was missing, I felt. I wondered why. While we were chatting, I found out he didn’t edit his writing. Aha! That’s why! His presence and delivery...

Tsubuyaki

Miyo’s mumbling thoughts at the moment…

Time to Change!

Time to Change!

"I cut ties with friends who don't make progress and make the status quo."said my friend. His comment started a train of thought...about my stories.  Each of my stories takes its own journey.  They usually start from a Work-In-Progress folder.  After numerous edits,...

Perfect Story

Perfect Story

The other day, I was watching a Lifetime drama—not a good Lifetime movie but a soapy one with deceptions and murders. (Hey, don’t judge me! I may get an innovative idea for my stories!) When a protagonist took a fall after being chased by a villain, I chuckled because...

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...

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.  

Bridgeport PechaKucha – Vol. 11 “Larger Than Life”

Bridgeport PechaKucha – Vol. 11 “Larger Than Life”

Our first HYBRID Bridgeport PechaKucha celebrating the power of stories with the theme “Larger than Life!” You will hear authentic, personal stories — interesting experiences demonstrating passion and creativity that may make YOU laugh, cry and/or spark new ideas! The...

2021.07.21 Humorous & Laughing Stories

2021.07.21 Humorous & Laughing Stories

About Story Swap Genre Storytelling SeriesSAC (Storytelling Association of California) Members from various Storytelling groups around California will be telling stories at these events, held once each month on the third Wednesday of the month. Each event will...

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,...