• Story Concert by Professional Storyteller Elizabeth Ellis

    Online event

    $10.00

    The Silicon Valley Storytellers invites you to:

    An Enchanted Evening with Professional Storyteller Elizabeth Ellis

    Enjoy a captivating hour of storytelling by Elizabeth Ellis, with a chance to ask questions and learn from a professional!

    This event will take place online using Zoom. Zoom software and an internet connection is required to attend.

    Agenda:
    7:00pm - Networking and Tech Setup
    7:15pm - Welcome Announcements and Introduction
    7:20pm - Stories by Elizabeth Ellis with Q&A
    8:30pm - Meeting Adjourned

    Cost:
    FREE for Silicon Valley Storytellers club members
    $10 for non-club members (via PayPal)

    Zoom link will be emailed upon registration and $10 payment to:
    https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/sivstorytellers/10

    In the comment section, please write "Story Concert" to indicate the name of the session you are registering for.

    About Elizabeth Ellis:
    Elizabeth Ellis grew up in the Appalachian Mountains. Invariably hilarious and poignant, she is a repeat favorite at the National Storytelling Festival. Author of From Plot to Narrative, she is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Storytelling Network. www.elizabethellis.com.

    About the Silicon Valley Storytellers:
    Storytelling is an important part of everyday communication and a great skill to develop for your family, career, and entertainment. A skilled storyteller can help others understand the world around them, or take them a voyage through fantasy, escaping the daily grind.

    The Silicon Valley Storytellers is a Toastmasters club, where members focus on story creation and delivery. Our members bring prepared speeches, or engage in story development exercises. It’s fun, lively, and entertaining!

    Become a Member of the Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters Club! Join today by contacting our club membership officer ( [masked] ).

  • Reminiscence

    Online event

    Storytelling is an important part of everyday communication and a great skill to develop for your family, career, and entertainment. A skilled storyteller can help others understand the world around them, or take them a voyage through fantasy, escaping the daily grind.

    The Silicon Valley Storytellers is Toastmasters club, where members focus on story creation and delivery. Our members bring prepared speeches, or engage in story development exercises. It’s fun, lively, and entertaining!

    Agenda:
    6:45pm - Networking, Tech setup and prep
    7:00pm - Silicon Valley Storytellers Meeting with 2-3 storytellers, evaluations & Tale Topics.
    8:30pm - Adjourn Meeting

    Become a Member of the Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters Club! Join today by contacting our club membership officer ( [masked] ).

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  • Freedom & Fireworks

    Online event

    Storytelling is an important part of everyday communication and a great skill to develop for your family, career, and entertainment. A skilled storyteller can help others understand the world around them, or take them a voyage through fantasy, escaping the daily grind.

    The Silicon Valley Storytellers is a Toastmasters club, where members focus on story creation and delivery. Our members bring prepared speeches, or engage in story development exercises. It’s fun, lively, and entertaining!

    Agenda:
    6:45pm - Networking, Tech check and prep
    7:00pm - Silicon Valley Storytellers Meeting with 3 speakers, evaluations & Tale Topics.
    8:30pm - Adjourn Meeting

    Become a Member of the Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters Club! Join today by contacting our club membership officer ( [masked] ).

    Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/siliconvalleystorytellers/

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  • ANNIVERSARY STORY SLAM : Infinity

    Online event

    Join us as we celebrate our Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters club's 8th anniversary with a Story Slam!

    Members participate by telling a 3-5 minute story that incorporates the theme, "Infinity". Members will speak back-to-back. In the end, all attendees get to vote for their top 3 speakers. The top 3 members with the most points will win a prize!

    Agenda:
    6:45pm - Networking, Tech setup and prep
    7:00pm - 3-5 minute stories by multiple Storytellers Club members
    8:05pm - Year-end Member Recognitions
    8:30pm - Adjourn Meeting

    Storytelling is an important part of everyday communication and a great skill to develop for your family, career, and entertainment. A skilled storyteller can help others understand the world around them, or take them a voyage through fantasy, escaping the daily grind.

    The Silicon Valley Storytellers is Toastmasters club, where members focus on story creation and delivery. Our members bring prepared speeches, or engage in story development exercises. It’s fun, lively, and entertaining!

    Become a Member of the Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters Club! Join today by contacting our club membership officer ( [masked] ).

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  • Anniversary OPEN HOUSE: Pomp and Circumstance

    Online event

    Storytelling is an important part of everyday communication and a great skill to develop for your family, career, and entertainment. A skilled storyteller can help others understand the world around them, or take them a voyage through fantasy, escaping the daily grind.

    The Silicon Valley Storytellers is a Toastmasters club, where members focus on story creation and delivery. Our members bring prepared speeches, or engage in story development exercises. It’s fun, lively, and entertaining!

    Agenda:
    6:45pm - Networking, Tech check and prep
    7:00pm - Silicon Valley Storytellers meeting with 2 speakers, evaluations & Tale Topics
    8:10pm - Q&A
    8:45pm - Adjourn Meeting

    Become a Member of the Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters Club! Join today by contacting our club membership officer ( [masked] ).

    Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/siliconvalleystorytellers/

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  • Supernatural

    Online event

    Storytelling is an important part of everyday communication and a great skill to develop for your family, career, and entertainment. A skilled storyteller can help others understand the world around them, or take them a voyage through fantasy, escaping the daily grind.

    The Silicon Valley Storytellers is Toastmasters club, where members focus on story creation and delivery. Our members bring prepared speeches, or engage in story development exercises. It’s fun, lively, and entertaining!

    Agenda:
    6:45pm - Networking, Tech setup and prep
    7:00pm - Silicon Valley Storytellers Meeting with 2-3 storytellers, evaluations & Tale Topics.
    8:30pm - Adjourn Meeting

    Become a Member of the Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters Club! Join today by contacting our club membership officer ( [masked] ).

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  • Story Lab

    Online event

    The Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters Club is hosting another Virtual Story Lab to help you refine your stories!

    How does it work?

    - Join this interactive experience by bringing a 3-4 minute personal story to tell.
    - Participate by telling your story and listening to stories told by others.
    - Tell someone else's story to step into their shoes for a while.
    - Listen to another person tell your story, so that you can gain
    perspective on your story, hear what is memorable, and understand
    what can be improved.
    - Listen to other storytellers give you feedback on your story.
    - Gain confidence in your storytelling, create a new and better story, and
    enjoy the experience!

    Agenda:
    6:45pm - Login and setup
    7:00pm - Welcome and Introduction
    7:05pm - Story Lab with Elaine Lung
    8:30pm - Meeting adjourned

    The Silicon Valley Storytellers is a Toastmasters club, where members focus on story creation and delivery. Our members bring prepared speeches, or engage in story development exercises. It’s fun, lively, and entertaining!

    Our club meets every 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month.

    Become a Member of the Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters Club! Join today by contacting our club membership officer
    ([masked] ).

  • Crimes of Passion

    Online event

    Storytelling is an important part of everyday communication and a great skill to develop for your family, career, and entertainment. A skilled storyteller can help others understand the world around them, or take them a voyage through fantasy, escaping the daily grind.

    The Silicon Valley Storytellers is a Toastmasters club, where members focus on story creation and delivery. Our members bring prepared speeches, or engage in story development exercises. It’s fun, lively, and entertaining!

    Agenda:
    6:45pm - Networking, Tech check and prep
    7:00pm - Silicon Valley Storytellers Meeting with 3 speakers, evaluations & Tale Topics.
    8:30pm - Adjourn Meeting

    Become a Member of the Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters Club! Join today by contacting our club membership officer ( [masked] ).

    Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/siliconvalleystorytellers/

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  • Fast and Furious

    Online event

    Storytelling is an important part of everyday communication and a great skill to develop for your family, career, and entertainment. A skilled storyteller can help others understand the world around them, or take them a voyage through fantasy, escaping the daily grind.

    The Silicon Valley Storytellers is Toastmasters club, where members focus on story creation and delivery. Our members bring prepared speeches, or engage in story development exercises. It’s fun, lively, and entertaining!

    Agenda:
    6:45pm - Networking, Tech setup and prep
    7:00pm - Silicon Valley Storytellers Meeting with 2-3 storytellers, evaluations & Tale Topics.
    8:30pm - Adjourn Meeting

    Become a Member of the Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters Club! Join today by contacting our club membership officer ( [masked] ).

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  • Storycraft Workshop: Express Emotions in Your Story

    Online event

    $10.00

    Come and join us Wednesday night. This is the third of 3 workshops that teach you how to express emotions in your story.

    In this session, you'll learn how to
    - Bring the right level of emotions and body actions to your stories - find the right balance between too little and too much,
    -Experiment with different ways to express the same words for the appropriate intensity
    -Learn from examples of the use of different approaches in the performing arts

    FREE for Silicon Valley Storytellers club members
    $10 for non-club members (via PayPal)

    Zoom link will be emailed upon registration and $10 payment to:
    www.PayPal.Me/sivstorytellers

    In the comment section, please write "Express Emotions" to indicate the name of the session you are registering for.

    About the Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters club:

    The Silicon Valley Storytellers is a Toastmasters club, where members focus on story creation and delivery. Our members bring prepared speeches, or engage in story development exercises. It’s fun, lively, and entertaining!

    Our regular Toastmasters meetings take place every 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. RSVP on our meetup site.

    Is our Silicon Valley Storytellers Toastmasters club right for you? Apply your $10 fee towards your membership fees if you decide to join our club after attending your third Storycraft Workshop session!