By Cory Stout

Start with the softball questions or go straight to hardball—it’s up to you how deep you want to go. The only requirements are curiosity, honesty, and a desire to have conversations that MATTER.

About the book

Are you sick of small talk? This isn’t your average book of conversation starters. END SMALL TALK will help you start talking about BIG things.

These 250+ unique and tantalizing questions are designed to keep you on your toes, broaden your perspective, avoid small talk, and inspire you to be your authentic self as you forge deeper connections with everyone from your oldest friends to someone you just met. This pocket-sized book of questions is perfect for icebreakers, dates, family gatherings, parties, coffee with a friend—with anyone, anywhere, anytime you want to GET REAL. Use it at your company off-site, your bachelor party, or as questions for couples to increase intimacy.

Book Details

Available in paperback & e-book

Perfect bound, 290 pages, 4″x6″, September 01, 2023
Price: (Paperback) $19.99, (E-book) $9.99
ISBN: (Paperback) 978-1-955671-20-0, (E-book) 978-1-955671-23-1

About the author

Cory Stout

Hi, I’m Cory Stout, and I’m an optimist. I’m also a writer based in Venice Beach, California. I was treasurer of the student council in third grade, and I’m the owner and captain of Woodies sunglasses. My favorite philosopher is Socrates.


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