What's Your Story? (Diary)

A Workbook for the Storyteller in All of Us

By Margot Leitman

Sasquatch Books, 9781632172150, 176pp.

Publication Date: August 27, 2019

List Price: 17.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Whether you want to give a memorable toast, nail a business presentation, or perform onstage, this workbook will have you brainstorming ideas, developing them into fully fleshed-out stories, and telling them aloud in no time!
A complement to the hit storytelling guide Long Story Short, this useful and inspiring workbook contains all-new exercises and prompts that walk you through creating a story from idea to performance. Includes lists and guided prompts for generating ideas, story templates for developing your stories, and bonus content geared toward performance. Perfect for aspiring storytellers, including The Moth performers, comics, memoirists, and public speakers, as well as readers hoping to use the power of storytelling for their brand or business.

About the Author

MARGOT LEITMAN is the author of the bestselling book Long Story Short: The Only Storytelling Guide You'll Ever Need and Gawky: Tales of an Extra Long Awkward Phase. She has written for Dreamworks TV, the Hallmark Channel, and the Pixl Network, and has performed on Best Week Ever and Late Night With Conan O'Brien. In 2016 she worked for This American Life as the West Coast story scout. She is the founder of the storytelling program at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and is a five-time winner of the Moth Storyslam and a winner of the Moth Grandslam, receiving the first ever score of a perfect 10. She travels all over the world teaching people to tell their stories.