While every story is different, both the fundamentals and common missteps stay the same. Join Bryan and David for a lecture and interactive discussion as they highlight twelve common pitfalls and key principles to keep in mind when crafting and editing your work. Fill your storytelling toolbox with these tips that you can always refer back to so your audience can stay immersed in whatever you’re sharing, regardless of theme or experience.
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Bryan Kett is an award-winning teacher, writer, and storyteller based in Los Angeles. A Moth GrandSLAM winner, his stories have been featured on The Moth, RISK!, KCRW, TED.com, and SoulPancake. In 2016, his pilot, FERAL, was named best original teleplay in the Slamdance Screenplay Competition. Bryan produces and hosts The Story Collider in Los Angeles and serves as story coach for KPCC’s Unheard LA.
David Crabb has told stories on The Moth, RISK! & NPR. He is a touring host of The Moth, and has taught corporate workshops at Google, Facebook, Viacom, Uber, Prudential, Bravo, US Forestry Service, and Novartis. He co-designs and facilitates storytelling programs at Twitter HQ & Huge Inc. He has served as a writing mentor and storytelling coach at Writers Guild of America, Wounded Warrior Project, United We Dream and The Moth High School Program. His solo show Bad Kid was a New York Times Critic’s Pick and his memoir of the same name was released in 2015 by Harper Perennial. David is a Professor of Autobiographical Performance at Occidental College and host of the RISK! Live show in Los Angeles.