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SpeakeasyDC
February 21, 2011

SpeakeasyDC rocked my world. I was loosely calling myself a creative writer, with no aspirations to get up in front of a room full of people (thought of it made my stomach turn inside out and all pores commence sweating), when I signed up for Storytelling 101 in order to improve my writing skills.

The curriculum and instructors taught me how to not only relay my stories to connect with an audience better and evoke emotion, suspense, excitement, etc...they also taught me, through baby steps, how to have the confidence to get up in front of people and share, overcoming, at least in the moment, the insane nerves and nausea.

Beyond that, SpeakeasyDC has brought new supportive/funny/interesting friends into my life and welcomed me into a new community.

I enjoyed the class and continue to enjoy the salons and performances, as well as the improvement in my writing and public speaking.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

My writing, public speaking sills and friendships.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Not change anything.

MY ROLE:
Client Served & Improved my skills and helped classmates improve theirs. .