Applause

2014 Storytelling World Award Recipient

She's been called . . .
"South Carolina's funniest lady!"
- Doug Wilson, DTM

"The grand-daughter Mark Twain would've wanted."
- Lane Hudson, English Professor & Storyteller, Clemson SC

Here's what others say about Martha...


". . . she leaves no doubt as to what the scene looks like, the water feels like, the food tastes like, and the sounds sound like. When she spoke of an emotion, I felt that emotion myself..."
Bil Lepp - Nationally Recognized & Award Winning Teller

"Martha's keen sense for just the right details make you feel as though you are re-living her stories with her. Her world becomes yours and you're ever-so-glad to be there!"
Barbara Mcbride-Smith - Internationally Recognized Teller

"Martha, you are so quick on your feet, creating story (meaning) from somthing you are going through in the present  . . . everyone of us who has helped our parent through the end of their lives resonates with you. Hope to see more of you."
Judith Black - International Award Winning Teller, teacher of tellers and promotor of story

"...Martha, with her wonderful and wacky family, has the most charming way of telling stories that just makes you want to sit and listen to more and more...."
Jan Schmidt ...Executive Director, the Storytelling and Arts Center of the Southeast


"you impressed a tent full of people . . . made them laugh and made them cry . . . you touched their souls. Wow, what a performance!"
Dave Adcox - Storytelling Festival of the Carolina's 2011