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Once Upon a Time, Entrepreneurial Storytelling

A writing workshop for entrepreneurs and small business owners looking to hone their story for marketing, communications and more.

September 19, 2023 6:00 PM
8:00 pm
Once Upon a Time, Entrepreneurial Storytelling

Your words matter because you and your work matter. Join Say It Write founder Asandi Conner for a storytelling workshop on Sept. 19 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Bamboo Royal Oak.

You'll discover how to use your authentic voice to promote your business and strengthen your brand. Explore the “right” words to express your entrepreneurial spirit and articulate your how, why and what. Where does your story begin? Let’s write it together.

This interactive workshop is geared toward entrepreneurs and small business owners, but anyone looking to hone their storytelling skills is welcome!

You'll leave feeling ready to share your story on your website, social media, newsletter or in a business pitch.


Early bird tickets are $60 until Aug. 1, 2023.

General admission is $75.

Bamboo and Writing Room members receive 20% off!

Tickets are nonrefundable. Registration closes on Monday, Sept. 19, 2023 at 6 p.m. EST. Space is limited.

About Asandi Conner

Asandi Conner is a voice bearer, strategist, writer, coach and designer of beautiful sacred spaces. She founded Say It Write, a strategic communications and leadership development consultancy, in 2018 to help entrepreneurs, leaders and organizations honor their voices with intentional, appropriate and authentic communication.

Asandi also leads the Detroit Equity Action Lab (DEAL), a racial equity leadership development program at Wayne Law’s Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights. For more than 25 years, she has worked for and in partnership with Detroit nonprofits.

Asandi has built a reputation as a talented verbal and written communicator, mindful listener and thought partner who is passionate about inspiring others to use their voice. She has two degrees and, more importantly, many life and career lessons that have shaped her entrepreneurial and leadership journeys. Asandi is a loyal Detroit Lions fan who loves eating chocolate chip cookies and dancing to house music.

About The Detroit Writing Room

The Detroit Writing Room offers an inspirational community for writers, creatives and professionals. Whether you’re working on the next Great American novel or a resume, the DWR has 30 professional writing coaches to help with all your writing needs. We also host book talks, writing workshops, and literary events. Visit to sign up for coaching, memberships, events and more. Check out to see our New York-based coaching team.

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Frequently asked questions about Bamboo

Have more questions? Send us a message or book a tour at one of our locations to learn more.

How do your Membership Agreements work?

You can sign up to work with us on a monthly, 6-month, or 12-month basis. 

If you aren’t quite ready for a monthly membership, we also offer day passes and conference room rentals.

Do I get access to both locations?

Yes! All members have access to all Bamboo locations. Members have a homebase such as Royal Oak, then get business access hours M-F 9-5pm in other locations. Credits easily roll over so you can book rooms anywhere, anytime.

What are your COVID-19 policies?
  • Space is sanitized and cleaned daily and sanitizer stations are provided for members to use throughout the day
  • Space is designed to encourage privacy, including dividers that double as whiteboards
  • We follow all CDC and state guidelines for preventing Covid-19. Please inquire to confirm most recent guidelines.
  • We have brand new hvac systems with the addition of LED Ultra Violet purification systems too
What parking options are available?

In Detroit

  • There is plenty of street parking within walking distance. Lots charge $2-10 a day. Free parking is available at nearby casinos. Inquire for latest parking dedicated rates.

In Royal Oak

  • Street parking is free before 11am.
  • You can also get two hours of free parking at the Center Street Garage behind our building ($0.75/hour after the first two hours)
  • You can also purchase a parking pass for unlimited parking for $50/month.