STORY SLAM, an annual storytelling contest

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Join us for an evening of live storytelling, from the comfort of your home. Register now, and you’ll receive your own Zoom link to tune in. The Mother Lode Storytelling Guild invites storytellers, spoken word performers, actors, poets, and more to prepare for the Guild’s 8th Annual Story Slam Contest. This year’s Story Slam theme is: We Had Fun Anyway.

STORY SLAM, an annual storytelling contest
Friday October 15 at 7 pm
2021 Theme: “We Had Fun Anyway”

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The Story Slam winner, chosen by audience vote, will personally receive a $50 gift card. The winner will also help the Storytelling Guild select the charity of choice to receive a $50 donation. We are only accepting five tellers, so interested tellers are encouraged to sign up right away! All tellers will receive a gift.

There has been a local Story Slam annually since 2014. The 2020 Story Slam is posted on the Mother Lode Storytelling Guild’s YouTube channel, and was a retrospective of prior Slams. Check out our YouTube of videos about our beloved annual Story Slam, which you can find on the Mother Lode Storytelling Guild’s YouTube channel

Story Slam Rules:
1. Keep your story to 7 minutes or less.
2. Stick to the theme, “We Had Fun Anyway” ~ Make sure you tell an original story, based on (almost) real life events.
3. You gotta TELL it with your FACE: No Reading.
4. Be sure that you have a clear beginning, middle, and ending.
5. Make ’em laugh, make ’em cry, and have FUN!

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