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The Storyworth Podcast

24 EpisodesProduced by Storyworth, Inc.Website

Since 2013, Storyworth has helped people write their life stories— the big stories and the small ones. On this podcast, our real-life writers volunteered to share their stories publicly... with you.

24 Episodes | 2021 - 2023

Barbara, who was your first best friend?

November 22nd, 2023


In our Thanksgiving episode, the author shares a touching story about a lifelong friendship that she is endlessly grateful for. She introduces us to …

Carol, do you have any love letters?

November 9th, 2023


In honor of Veteran's Day, we're sharing a collection of love letters written between newlyweds during World War II.

Father's Day Special 2023

June 13th, 2023


It’s Father’s Day! We’re sharing some less-conventional stories this time around– stories that go a little deeper than usual, and explore the man …

Mother's Day Special 2023

May 10th, 2023


We’re celebrating Mother’s Day with three beautiful stories read by their authors, from the joy of becoming a grandparent to ushering a beloved …

Season 2 finale: short stories

April 6th, 2023


We’re celebrating the end of our season with stories read by their authors– tales of childhood triumph, mischief, and adventure. 

Get started with …

Larry, what were you like in high school?

March 30th, 2023


As they say, the more things change, the more things stay the same, trends come and go and technology evolves, but the social hierarchy of high …

Scott, how did you ring in the new millennium?

March 23rd, 2023


What were you doing on New Year’s Eve 1999? If Y2K means anything to you, you may have been worried about what would happen at the stroke of …

Sandy, how did you discover your new family?

March 16th, 2023


With at-home DNA testing kits being all the rage, folks from all over the world are discovering their genealogical roots and distant relatives– and …

Don, what was becoming a parent like?

March 9th, 2023


Every parent remembers the day of the positive pregnancy test, right? The excitement, the nervousness, the dreaming and the planning that goes into the arrival of a new addition to the family. It’s hard to imagine …

Jill, what was your most awkward date like?

March 2nd, 2023


Dating sites can be overwhelming for anyone, but especially for those taking a chance on love later in life. Our story this week centers around one woman’s journey to find a new companion after a decades-long marriage.

Dave, did you ever get in trouble at school?

February 23rd, 2023


This week’s story may sound all-too-familiar if you’ve ever attended a Catholic school… elementary-school pranksters vs. strict and stern nuns. It’s …

Donna, how did you fix your storytelling problem?

February 16th, 2023


If you’ve been in a relationship with someone for a long time– whether that be romantic, platonic, or familial, you’ve likely heard that person’s stories over… and over… and over again. Donna Guthrie, today’s author, is …

The Halloween Special

October 26th, 2022


Let’s get spooky! We’re celebrating Halloween with a chilling special, sharing some of our favorite stories of brushes with the unexplained, the unsettling, the eerie, and the ghostly. 

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The Father's Day Special

May 27th, 2022


We’re celebrating Father’s day with an episode all about the men in the family – from tales of baseball games and grilling on the back porch, to the deep love and fear that come along with fatherhood.

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The Mother's Day Special

April 29th, 2022


Celebrate Mother's Day with an episode all about moms. We're featuring our favorite portraits of mothers, daughters, and families by Storyworth writers.

Check out photos and more details for this episode here!

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Season Finale: Short Stories

February 24th, 2022


Our season one finale is a little different. On this episode, you’ll hear a medley of our favorite short stories read by the Storyworth writers themselves!

Check out photos and more details for this episode here! 

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Janine, how has your life turned out differently than you imagined?

February 17th, 2022


Today’s story is a personal one: one woman’s journey through the ups and downs of single motherhood. Janine Riley, the author of today’s story, and her two sons are here to share their memories of the boys’ childhood …

Sam, what’s the scariest thing that’s ever happened to you?

February 10th, 2022


A routine business trip abroad took a dangerous turn in Russian airspace for Storyworth writer Sam Duran. He shares with us the details of this unnerving experience and how it inspired him to view his life from a new …

Jean, what was life like on the ranch?

February 3rd, 2022


The end of WWII brought unexpected consequences for Storyworth writer Jean Troy's family. Jean describes how they navigated the post-war housing crisis in Los Angeles, California. Then, Jean and her two siblings …

Mary, what’s the most selfless thing you’ve ever done?

January 27th, 2022


In 1968, amid the Vietnam conflict, Storyworth writer Mary Holloway discovered she was pregnant. She shares with us the dramatic decision she made to …

Bob, what is the strangest thing that’s ever happened to you?

January 20th, 2022


Today’s story has everything you’d find in a classic crime novel. Vehicles set ablaze, murder weapons recovered from unlikely places, and conflicting testimonies ALL characterize Storyworth writer, Bob Sherwood’s, …

Charlotte, what is the bravest thing you’ve ever done?

January 20th, 2022


Today’s story is every mother’s worst nightmare: being stranded in the woods with three young children at sundown and with no food, no tools and no …

Carol, what was it like the first time you fell in love?

January 20th, 2022


Storyworth writer, Carol Short, shares the tale of her first kiss at a Junior Red Cross training turned boisterous house party, with all the thrill …

Introducing: The Storyworth Podcast

November 3rd, 2021


Since 2013, Storyworth has helped people write their life stories— the big stories and the small ones. On this podcast, our real-life writers …

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