The Power of Story

Here’s why I chose “The Power of Story” as my blog site’s–and in many ways, my life’s–subtitle:

Mitch Teemley

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Picking a Blog Name, Part Four

I admitted inPicking a Blog Name, Part Threethat, while the name “Mitch Teemley” could be cunningly construed to say something about this blog site, it really is simply my name.

Hence, the need for a meaningful subtitle.I found that in The Power of Story, which also happens to be the motto of my production company Moriah Media. Why?

Radio FlyerI’ve always been a storyteller, but it took me a long time to realize it. I’m an only child, so I spent a great deal of time telling myself stories as a kid.  My preferred prop was my American Flyer wagon. It could be anything: a car, a spaceship, Kirk Douglas’s flaming burial ship from The Vikings.

It wasn’t that I didn’t enjoy telling stories to myself, it was that they were just so stirring I had to share them with the…

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About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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