Miyo 2.0 ~ From Newcomer to Neighbor

Miyo 2.0 ~ From Newcomer to Neighbor

Have you ever asked yourself where you fit in? I certainly have… for a long time. As a kid, my family moved frequently within Japan. Sometimes, we moved before I could even remember my classmates’ names. I was always the new kid in school. When my friends...
How to Break into Storytelling Shows

How to Break into Storytelling Shows

When people ask me how to get booked for storytelling shows, I always suggest they attend one of my shows so I can introduce them to the producers. Building rapport is crucial, just like in any other field. A personal hello to the producers is a nice gesture before...
Innovating Inclusivity: The Story of Slide Teller

Innovating Inclusivity: The Story of Slide Teller

Booya! Talk about a double whammy of success! Our audio descriptor app, “Slide Teller,” just clinched not one, but two prestigious awards: the International Design Award and the coveted Webby’s Anthem Award. Winning these was like discovering buried...
The Value in Your Tale

The Value in Your Tale

At the beginning of last year, I attended the Moth for the first time in years. I decided to throw my name into the hat, got unexpectedly called to the stage, and ended up winning the Moth StorySLAM. While it was a delightful and surprising victory, I couldn’t...

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