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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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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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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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Storyfied: The Storyteller Archetype

This is a true story about one woman, the Storyteller archetype and it's power for both good and tragic. I came across it on a podcast recording ...
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“Writing Your Life Makes It Real”

Is it possible to weave a story of pain and despair into something beautiful, capable of inspiring others? The answer is Yes, if we are brave and ...
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I Paid Nothing for this Happiness

  #TheShticks  #Satire  #Humor  #BestThingsInLifeAreFree  #TheShtickettes    
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Can Other People’s Vibrations Affect You?

Have you ever seen someone in a bad mood walk into a room and bring everyone in it down? The atmosphere in the entire room changes. Suddenly ...
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“Memoir as Soul Work”

All art is expression. All expression is a way of putting it “out there.” As soon as we put it out there it’s no longer inside us, or ...
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