Colin McEnroe Show: How To Tell A Great StoryDownload Audio
Story 1 - Jennifer MunroDownload Audio
Story 2 - Patty PicardDownload Audio
Story 3 - Catherine ConantDownload Audio
Colin McEnroe Show: How To Tell A Great Story
Story 1 - Jennifer Munro
Story 2 - Patty Picard
Story 3 - Catherine Conant
Storytellling is a stew, and the ingredients are delivery, plot and details. The best storytellers have a gift for weaving in new insights and inspirations each time they tell a story. They also have a gift for appearing to say something for the first time when, in fact, they've told the story dozens, perhaps hundreds, of times, polishing it like a stone.
But nothing equals the experience of seeing him perform "Sleepwalk With Me
," a series of loosely interconnected stories, in a live setting. My son saw him do it in a little theater on Bleecker Street. He talked for about 85 minutes, and nobody's attention wavered. Except the lady in the front row using her cell phone.
Today we talk about what makes a good story. We've got pros telling stories in studio and we've even culled together some stories from our listeners.
We want to hear from you. What makes a good story? Do you embellish when you tell stories to your friends and family?