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Homework for Life” is a system delivered via workshop or individual coaching that teaches people to find, collect, and reflect upon the multitude of story-worthy moments of their lives in order to generate content for stories, shift personal perspectives, find greater meaning in life, and promote happiness.

Homework for Life can also be implemented in the corporate and nonprofit settings in order to collect and monetize stories from the organization for the purposes of advertising and marketing, training, public relations, and promotion.

Matthew Dicks is an award-winning elementary school teacher, columnist, and internationally bestselling author of several novels including Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend and Twenty-one Truths About Love, as well as the nonfiction title Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life Through the Power of Storytelling. Matthew is a 48-time Moth StorySLAM and 6-time GrandSLAM champion whose stories have been featured on The Moth Radio Hour and This American Life. He’s the founder of Speak Up, a Hartford-based storytelling organization. He teaches public speaking and storytelling around the world to corporations, universities, politicians, advertising agencies, the clergy, and more.

Calling all storytellers, poets, bards, yarn-spinners, AND story slammers! You don’t want to miss this 3 part workshop series to elevate your story structure and enhance your storytelling skills. Be a participating storyteller or sit back and absorb knowledge as a virtual audience.

We are kicking it off with Matthew Dicks, a 42-time MOTH StorySLAM champion and 6-time MOTH GrandSLAM winner, who will share his “Homework for Life” workshop.

Join us for two Mini-SLAM workshops adjudicated by Lawrence storytellers, Bob Tryanski and Kareen King. They will listen intently to the wonderful line-up of storytellers 6-7 minutes stories and give feedback.

Are you interested in participating as a storyteller?
Email Jessica Ray by Friday, July 17, 2020 to sign-up for a Mini-SLAM time slot.

Are you interested in tuning in as an audience member?
These are suggested $10 donation, “pay what you can” workshops!


July 10
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Lawrence Arts Center — Virtual
Lawrence, KS 66044 United States