This Really Happened

This Really Happened is a live storytelling evening where participants tell true stories in front of an audience without notes. Selected stories from these live events appear on our website.

TRH Presents “My Big Mistake” at WordFest 2014

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Want to know what mistakes writers Ivan Coyote, Meags Fitzgerald, Arun Lakra, Mark Lavorato, and Michael Robotham have made? Join This Really Happened on October 18th at WordFest 2014 at the Banff Centre for an evening of stories on screw-ups, snafus, and blunders.

My Big Mistake: We Want Your Stories

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Deadline extended to September 30th!
We’re looking for stories on the theme of My Big Mistake. Tell us about the screw-ups, snafus, and blunders that changed your life: the boyfriend you broke up with who was really “the One,” the friendship test you got completely wrong, or the time you misplaced the decimal point with catastrophic consequences.

A Looney Tunes Christmas by Todd Babiak

Todd Babiak finds himself about to commit a criminal act in the Army & Navy, fueled by alcohol, grief, and envy of Jim Morrison’s glamorous lifestyle. He told his story live at This Really Happened at WordFest in Calgary on October 16, 2013.