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Letting It Come Through

It seems that most people I’ve met who say they are no good at drawing, usually admit to having been told this by a teacher at school when ...
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At the Speed of Life

Shakespeare rightly remarked the world’s a stage and we are all actors playing our parts outlined by destiny, for us. It’s difficult to assess ...
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I Want You in My Book!

The Shticks Collector’s Edition is having its 8th anniversary this year since first publication in 2007. I have just revised and updated it, but ...
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New Book Release! “Fiery Love” by Author Moyra Irving

The much anticipated release of Moyra Irving's second book "Fiery Love" has finally arrived! We are delighted to announce Moyra's book is now ...
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BE IN to Win this Christmas!!

Share with us and be in for a chance to win a copy of Moyra Irving's new book! "Fiery Love"   Submit your Christmas story, poem or video ...
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The Beginning of Greatness

An inquisitive young boy called Evontae walked into his Year 4 classroom with an intriguing question for his teacher: “What purpose do wasps ...
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I Can’t Explain but Can Describe: Tales from the Road of Self Realization

After much effort and sorting with long-held illusions, I have sought to allow what has shown up in my life to occur without the pretense of ...
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Your Power of Influence

I have been led to share a wonderful story with you. However, this journey came with new challenges and self-reflection as I considered the "bigger ...
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“The Last Post”

23rd. November 1996   My dear Joanna, It was lovely to meet you at last. Your father, my darling Andrew, once showed me your photograph ...
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Traveling the World Shtick Style!

Funny story about my travels around the world on Google Street View: The hubby called our girls and showed them pictures of four places in the ...
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When I Wasn’t A Writer

I have wanted to tell this story for ages, but was never able to fit it into my memoir. I made a pencil sketch of it back in 2008 because it was ...
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Who’s been spotted checking out Florence Italy?

Here at Inspirational Storytellers we have responded to rumors that a certain Ms V. Shtick 'may' have been spotted in recent times checking out ...
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The Power of a Smile and Laughter

Our ability to smile is a wonderful gift; it not only benefits the person producing the smile, but people they encounter as well.   Have ...
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Getting Strategic with the Storyteller Archetype

The following is an excerpt from a scene between Walt Disney and Pamela Travers in the film Saving Mr. Banks: “Give her to me, Mrs. Travers. ...
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The Art Of Coaching A Writer

There is magic in seeing another writer finish their book, knowing you had something to do with it. It’s like being a mid-wife, or taking your ...
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Los Angeles Poet & Songwriter – Stephen Kalinich – on Poetry

  Stevie Kalinich on Poetry, Inspiration, Images and Words Expressing Feelings. Beautiful and inspiring interview and poetic rendition ...
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