Your Story, Well Told!: Creative Strategies to Develop and Perform Stories that Wow an Audience
by Corey Rosen
“Corey Rosen's book is a great resource. I know I will return to it again and again for ideas, inspiration, and entertainment.” ―Samantha Harris, cohost of Dancing with the Stars and Entertainment Tonight and author of Your Healthiest Healthy
Learn how to tell a good story with Your Story, Well Told! Jam-packed with some of the best storytelling strategies, this manual gives creatives the confidence bump they need to make the sale, land the client, propose a toast, or impress their date.
The following is (not) a work of fiction. We’ve all got stories to tell─but how do you make your story the best story? In Your Story, Well Told! Moth veteran and master teacher, Corey Rosen, inspires you to get on stage and tell your story. Using the best storytelling techniques from improvisational theatre, Rosen designs an accessible guide for all ages and skill levels. Crafted to help ordinary people tell extraordinary stories, this laugh out loud handbook covers everything from how to tell a good story to going off script.
Spontaneous stories to tell. The best storytelling uses improvisation to enthrall, entertain, and keep audiences on edge. Laugh along with tales of performance triumphs (and disasters) and explore ways to tell your story with confidence and spontaneity. From brainstorming and development to performance and memorization techniques, you’ll learn how to tell a good story with:
- A variety of structures and editing approaches that bring out your best story
- Broadly-tested improv exercises to stimulate creativity without feeling foolish
- Quick and easy lessons on building stories to tell
- Resources for putting on a showcase to tell your story
If you’re ready to sell the story straight or enjoyed books like Stories That Stick, Long Story Short, or Storyworthy, then you’ll love Your Story, Well Told!
Your Story, Well Told