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San Mateo Storytellers Free Workshop!

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

Join us for this FREE workshop, sponsored by the San Mateo Storytellers club, the peninsula’s newest Toastmaster Club, with a special focus on the art of story telling.

Come and learn:
• How to tackle writing a story
• How to avoid writer's block
• How to properly "signpost" your stories (Signposts are hints to where the story is headed).
• Delivery Techniques: gestures, vocal variety, setting the scene and much more

Who is Dennis Dawson? He has earned the designation of Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM), and was a finalist in the 2013 District 4 Tall Tales Contest, and past District 57 Governor. Dennis will tell his contest winning story, "The Barbarian's Beard".

September 10, 7PM

San Mateo County Community College District Offices Second Floor, 3401 CSM Dr., San Mateo,,+San+Mateo,+CA

How much does it cost? It's free!

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  • Joseph C.

    I enjoyed every bit of Dennis Dawson's presentation and the rest of the activities, and walked away with many tips to enhance my storytelling skills as well as my daily life.

    September 12, 2013

  • Keith

    I had a fantastic time and was impressed by the full house. Dennis's speech was entertaining as always; an intricate yet simple story that has clearly been well refined by a master over years. I look forward to learning more on how to craft such presentations with this group. The workshop gave some great insight into how that can be done in the future.

    Thank you to everyone that was there for making it such a spectacular event!

    September 11, 2013

  • Bob

    Dennis Dawson was great and I think it safe to say we all had fun with his program and the Tale Topics, well done all

    September 11, 2013

  • Peter S.

    We had a great turn out this evening! Several familiar faces and few new ones. Dennis has refreshed his material and delivered a great workshop.

    September 10, 2013

  • Sathya K.

    Thank you Dennis and San Mateo Storytellers for a "magical" evening of storytelling!

    September 10, 2013

  • Joseph C.

    "Tell a story. Make a Point", Craig Valentine said. We can easily make the point. The question is: How will the point be received? That depends on the story.

    I'd like to learn the skills in telling stories to make my point.

    1 · September 3, 2013

  • Bob

    This workshop will be awesome!

    1 · September 3, 2013

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