How to Tell a Story


Storytelling is vital to being alive. So you’re not getting out of this! You will be telling stories. In fact, you have been telling stories. Every day. Since you started talking. This book will help you tell better stories.Most of us have a few fun anecdotes that we tell again and again, the greatest hits that we pull out at parties and work functions and across kitchen tables. This book will teach you how to uncover and craft your own unique tales.Whether your goal is to deliver the perfect wedding toast, wow clients at a business dinner, give a moving eulogy, ace a job interview, be a hit at parties, change the world, or simply connect more deeply to those around you, stories are essential.


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

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.

Additional information

Weight 0.48 kg
Dimensions 22 × 14 × 3.6 cm