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LIFT Your Storytelling & Public Speaking

Experienced storyteller, writer and standup comedian, Lynn Ferguson, shares her checklist for public speaking.

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If you have a speech you have to make or a story you need to tell - whether it's updating shareholders at an annual convention, or making a best man's speech or explaining safety procedure to group of elderly ladies, this 4 point checklist can help.

This is a very short course. Really it's just one 6 minute video lesson, which explains the LIFT checklist, so that you can immediately gather your thoughts and deliver a better story or speech to your audience.

You can let us know what you think via the comments or emailing us at info@youtellyours.com

Once you've delivered your speech, you might find yourself wanting to tell more stories and do more public speaking. There are plenty of storytelling / spoken word events that take place everywhere - including the world-famous "The Moth" which Lynn has worked with. To help you we have also developed a more in-depth storytelling course available. This course is designed to help you with general storytelling and other story events, even if you don't think you have a story to tell: http://homeschool.youtellyours.com/courses/improve...

Wherever you take this, we hope you have fun.


Your Instructor


Lynn Ferguson
Lynn Ferguson

Lynn Ferguson is an award winning writer-performer and a recognized force in the world of comedy.

As a regular storyteller for The Moth, she can frequently be heard on their weekly show broadcast on 200+ affiliate radio stations throughout the country. She often hosts The Moth’s live mainstage events at venues such as Club Nokia (LA), The Egg (Albany), or the State Theatre (Portland Maine), as well as small prestigious events such as the World Science Festival at the Players Theatre in New York and fundraising for Bono’s World Aids charity, (RED).

In the UK, aside from being the voice of a plasticine chicken in the Movie Chicken Run, Lynn appeared regularly on TV and BBC Radio 4, writing and starring in three series of her own sitcom as well as creating several critically acclaimed afternoon plays.

She has performed in numerous Edinburgh Fringe Festivals where she garnered multiple award nominations, winning the prestigious Fringe First Award for writing and the Stage Award for Acting Excellence.

Since relocating to the US in 2008, Lynn worked as a staff writer for the CBS Peabody Award winning Late Late Show and as a script consultant for Pixar on the Academy Award Winning movieBrave. Recently, she was invited to join the judging panel for the International Emmys and to host theirComedy Panel in New York.

Lynn’s weekly video podcast 20 Minutes Till Pickup can always be found on the TodayThis YouTube Affiliated Channel.

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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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