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"Writing and Telling Your Original Stories" Workshop by Dennis Dawson, DTM, PDG

Want to learn how to write a story?

Struggling with writer's block?

Want to hear a compelling speaker's tips on telling a engrossing story?

Join us for a special meeting featuring Dennis Dawson, DTM, PDG and Finalist in the 2013 District 4 Tall Tales Contest. Dennis will tell his contest-winning "The Barbarian's Beard" Tall Tale story during the workshop as well as cover:

* The task of writing a story
* How to avoid writer's block,
* How to properly "signpost" a story. Signposts are hints to where the story is headed and inform the audience about the ending.
* Delivery Techniques: gestures, vocal variety, and setting the scene.

Workshop Facilitator: Dennis Dawson, Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) and Past District 57 Governor (PDG)

6:00pm - Networking and No-Host Dinner and Drinks
7:00pm - Silicon Valley Storytellers Meeting with Workshop: "Writing and Telling Your Original Stories" featuring Dennis Dawson, DTM, PDG
8:30pm - Adjourn

Fee: No charge for Members of Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters Club. $5 charge for guests. This $5 fee is deducted from your membership dues should you join the club the same month as the workshop is held.

Don't miss your chance to join the Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters Club! Join today by contacting David Singer ([masked]).

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  • Elaine L.

    Thoroughly enjoyed hearing "The Barbarian's Beard" again. Dennis led an informative, engaging and entertaining workshop that provided tips I can use today. He also reminded me to get a copy of "The War of Art".

    1 · July 9, 2013

  • Peter S.

    One of the best "workshops" we've run. Plenty of audience participation!

    1 · July 8, 2013

  • Atul N.

    Sriganesh! Would be great to see you at this next meeting@

    1 · June 25, 2013

  • Elaine Lung changed the location to Denny's Diner

    June 25, 2013

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