OMG Merrilee McCoy is magic! She’s the local producer of The Moth Melbourne StorySLAM events and in this episode we discuss all things storytelling. No filter! We cover what makes a good story to being vulnerable on stage to not relying on crap PowerPoint slides. And more. Oh and of course we discuss how she ended up producing events for The Moth. https://themoth.org/
I met Merrilee at a recent ‘Creepy’-themed StorySLAM and she really fascinated me. I like that she’s genuinely passionate about helping people to tell their stories. Find more of her magic at http://www.merrilee.me/ or https://twitter.com/mezzamac.
P.s. Here are a couple of snaps from the night I shared my creepy ghost story.
Thank you to Howler Bar in Brunswick, Melbourne for letting us record this episode in the official StorySLAM venue.
Links you might like
The Moth is a non-profit group based in New York City dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. Its podcast is downloaded over 44 million times a year, and each week, the Peabody Award-winning Moth Radio Hour is heard on over 450 radio stations worldwide. Find your local events in your city at https://themoth.org/events.
One of Merrilee’s fave talks – Magda Szubanski’s ‘Reclaiming Fear‘: https://themoth.org/stories/reclaiming-fear
The Moth in Melbourne Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/themothmelbourne/
Episode 36 of Two Words with Taku – my very biased review of podcasts I love: http://taku.com.au/serial-s-town-moth-podcasts/