How to Tell a Story: The Essential Guide to Memorable Storytelling from The Moth

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· Short Books · Narrated by The Moth, Meg Bowles, Catherine Burns, Jenifer Hixson, Sarah Austin Jenness, Kate Tellers, and Chloe Salmon
10 hr 9 min

About this audiobook

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The definitive guide to telling an unforgettable story in any setting, drawing on twenty-five years of experience from the storytelling experts at The Moth

'I'm a Mothaholic... Listen. Look. Read.' Lemn Sissay

You are a multitude of stories. Every joy and heartbreak, every disappointment and dizzying high, has the makings of an unforgettable story. Whether your goal is to deliver the perfect wedding toast, give a moving eulogy, ace a job interview or simply connect more deeply to those around you, The Moth is here to help. A leader in the modern storytelling movement, The Moth inspires thousands of people around the globe to share their stories each year.

In this book, the Moth team reveal the secrets of their time-honed process and use examples from beloved storytellers like Neil Gaiman, Elizabeth Gilbert, Nikesh Shukla, Sarfraz Manzoor and more, to show you how to:

* mine your memories for your best stories
* explore structures that will boost the impact of your story
* deliver your stories with confidence
* tailor your stories for any occasion

Filled with empowering, easy-to-follow tips, this book will help you to unleash the power of storytelling on your life.

About the author

The Moth is an acclaimed non profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has hosted tens of thousands of curated events, open-mic StorySLAMs and workshops to crowds worldwide. The Moth Radio Hour now airs on over 575 radio stations, including the BBC, and The Moth podcast is downloaded more than 90 million times annually. Meg Bowles, Catherine Burns, Jenifer Hixson, Sarah Austin Jenness, and Kate Tellers, along with The Moth's artistic and workshop teams, have directed people from all walks of life - including astronauts, Nobel Prize-winners and high school students - to develop true personal stories that have moved and delighted millions of listeners.

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