You Tell Yours - Stories From Our Storyteller Class

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Ep 27. Hannah Davis - Bondage

This week Hannah Davis explains how leather and laughter can lead to a love that reaches new heights!

Bio: Hannah Davis studied acting with Sanford Meisner at theNeighborhood Playhouse, NY before returning to the UK to work with Mike Leigh on Secrets and Lies. After acting in various theatrical and television productions, Hannah decided to duck behind the camera for a bit: her first short film, A Life in a Day, was nominated for Best British Short Film and then came the features, Mothers & Daughters, nominated for the Golden Hitchcock Award for Direction and Showtime’s The Understudy. Big love to Lynn and my dearest Dave. mansionpicturesny.com

Life’s too short to be afraid of speaking in public, so we decided to try to help anyone about to speak to an audience of any size - be it to an arena or a boardroom. In a single 6 min video Lynn Ferguson will change the way to look at public speaking forever, with the acronym LIFT.    Click here for more details.

YouTellYours.com was started by Lynn Ferguson after becoming embroiled in the storytelling community in Los Angeles. If you love this form of storytelling then you’ve probably already heard of The Moth on Public Radio and maybe you’ve seen Lynn tell stories and host events for The Moth. 

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Ep 26. Tim Scott - Clean Streets

In this week's podcast story, Tim Scott tells how his first night in a new job becomes a matter of life and death. 

Note Tim uses of the 'F' word a couple of times, so if that offends you might want to sit this one out. 

Bio: Tim Scott has a small parking lot sweeper business - 27 years and going. Not one to sit still, he's learned how to play Bagpipes, how to go Fly fishing, and also Stand-up comedy and now Storytelling. Married to wife, Jamie for 19 years, they have 3 daughters and 6 grandchildren. His favorite mottos are 'Excellence through Adversity' and 'That's no hill for a climber.'

Life’s too short to be afraid of speaking in public, so we decided to try to help anyone about to speak to an audience of any size - be it to an arena or a boardroom. In a single 6 min video Lynn Ferguson will change the way to look at public speaking forever, with the acronym LIFT.    Click here for more details.

YouTellYours.com was started by Lynn Ferguson after becoming embroiled in the storytelling community in Los Angeles. If you love this form of storytelling then you’ve probably already heard of The Moth on Public Radio and maybe you’ve seen Lynn tell stories and host events for The Moth. 

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Ep 25 Colette Freedman - My Greatest Challenge

This week we have Colette Freedman's story from our recent storytelling event in Burbank. If I were to compete in any kind of contest with Colette I'd really like to be on her team please...

Colete's Bio: Colette Freedman is a writer, actor and producer who has trouble finding the quiet grey hidden in between the screaming black and deafening white. Her latest single-minded obsession is getting 18,000 people to buy her book Sister Cities on Amazon. Thank you Lynn for your massive generosity and colossal talent! www.colettefreedman.com

Life’s too short to be afraid of speaking in public, so we decided to try to help anyone about to speak to an audience of any size - be it to an arena or a boardroom. In a single 6 min video Lynn Ferguson will change the way to look at public speaking forever, with the acronym LIFT.    Click here for more details.

YouTellYours.com was started by Lynn Ferguson after becoming embroiled in the storytelling community in Los Angeles. If you love this form of storytelling then you’ve probably already heard of The Moth on Public Radio and maybe you’ve seen Lynn tell stories and host events for The Moth. 

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Ep 24 Mark Tweddle - Continental Traffic Lessons

This week's podcast is different. For a start there's no introduction for our usual host, Mark Tweddle, because this week we have Mark's first story! 

Have you ever tried to introduce yourself for a video podcast? Mark hasn't either! He thought it would be too much Mark.

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Bio: Mark Tweddle is a Scottish, Londoner living in LA with his wife and two sons. With an Electronics degree and an MBA he knows more than is wise, and less than is useful. Talk to him about online marketing. he is very fond of quirks. 

Life’s too short to be afraid of speaking in public, so we decided to try to help anyone about to speak to an audience of any size - be it to an arena or a boardroom. In a single 6 min video Lynn Ferguson will change the way to look at public speaking forever, with the acronym LIFT.    Click here for more details.

YouTellYours.com was started by Lynn Ferguson after becoming embroiled in the storytelling community in Los Angeles. If you love this form of storytelling then you’ve probably already heard of The Moth on Public Radio and maybe you’ve seen Lynn tell stories and host events for The Moth. 

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Ep 23 Jill Bodie - In The Blink Of An Eye

Some stories have car chases, explosions and the like... and yet others still compel us to walk a while within the storyteller's shoes without the need for these "big ticket" items.  Well in this week's podcast, Jill Bodie's story is grounded with just one big ticket item...

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Jill Bodie's Bio - By day, Jill works as a personal development coach, helping people get out of their own way, and reach their potential.  By night and on weekends, she can be found hanging out with her husband, two daughters and one dog. The family moved to Los Angeles from Canada a year and a half ago to pursue their creative dreams. They love to cook, eat, hike, and enjoy their So Cal beach life in Venice.

Life’s too short to be afraid of speaking in public, so we decided to try to help anyone about to speak to an audience of any size - be it to an arena or a boardroom. In a single 6 min video Lynn Ferguson will change the way to look at public speaking forever, with the acronym LIFT.    Click here for more details.

YouTellYours.com was started by Lynn Ferguson after becoming embroiled in the storytelling community in Los Angeles. If you love this form of storytelling then you’ve probably already heard of The Moth on Public Radio and maybe you’ve seen Lynn tell stories and host events for The Moth. 

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Ep 22 Christian Shirm - Free In A Box

New storytellers will tend to gravitate to the 'high drama' stories in their lives, but we have learned with our classes is that often the story of what happened after the drama can be just as powerful. This week Christian Shirm tells a story as cute and playful as a kitten in a box...

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Bio: Christian Shirm was born and bred in Boca Raton, FL by a single Father from the Bronx. She ran away to California to be with the gays.
She was drawn to stand up comedy because it was the only thing as crazy as her life. Now instead of making jokes,  she started to tell the truth. And in walked Lynn Ferguson, the nutcracker.

Life’s too short to be afraid of speaking in public, so we decided to try to help anyone about to speak to an audience of any size - be it to an arena or a boardroom. In a single 6 min video Lynn Ferguson will change the way to look at public speaking forever, with the acronym LIFT.    Click here for more details.

YouTellYours.com was started by Lynn Ferguson after becoming embroiled in the storytelling community in Los Angeles. If you love this form of storytelling then you’ve probably already heard of The Moth on Public Radio and maybe you’ve seen Lynn tell stories and host events for The Moth. 

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Ep 21 Russ Maloney - To all the Girls…

Russ Maloney's story from our recent storytelling event in Burbank. Russ tells his complete relationship history without harming any ex-wives or girlfriends... much!  ;)

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Russ's Bio: Russ Maloney was finally sick of Indiana winters and moved to California to pursue his dream of writing for television. He’s spent more than 25 years in radio and television as an on-air host, producer, writer, voice actor, and college professor. Thank you Lynn for your guidance, thank you fellow storytellers for sharing, and thank you to “my” Lynn for always having faith in me.

Life’s too short to be afraid of speaking in public, so we decided to try to help anyone about to speak to an audience of any size - be it to an arena or a boardroom. In a single 6 min video Lynn Ferguson will change the way to look at public speaking forever, with the acronym LIFT.    Click here for more details.

YouTellYours.com was started by Lynn Ferguson after becoming embroiled in the storytelling community in Los Angeles. If you love this form of storytelling then you’ve probably already heard of The Moth on Public Radio and maybe you’ve seen Lynn tell stories and host events for The Moth. 

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Ep 20 Pamela Beaty - Can You See?

Pamela Beaty's story from our recent start storytelling class in Burbank. Not everyone sees the world the same. And not many see the world the way Pamela does, which makes her story so interesting.

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Pamela's Bio: Pamela Beaty is a writer, blogger, and podcaster for fun but she makes her living taking people on self-discovery journeys with past life therapy, empathic healing and talking to spirits. Plus, with five cats she is now officially a crazy cat lady. http://thehollywoodsage.com/

Life’s too short to be afraid of speaking in public, so we decided to try to help anyone about to speak to an audience of any size - be it to an arena or a boardroom. In a single 6 min video Lynn Ferguson will change the way to look at public speaking forever, with the acronym LIFT.    Click here for more details.

YouTellYours.com was started by Lynn Ferguson after becoming embroiled in the storytelling community in Los Angeles. If you love this form of storytelling then you’ve probably already heard of The Moth on Public Radio and maybe you’ve seen Lynn tell stories and host events for The Moth. 

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Ep 19 Jodi Cooley - Trip Hazard

Jodi Cooley's story from our recent start storytelling class in Burbank. Do NOT underestimate the unbridaled pleasure of impractical footwear....

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Jodi's Bio: Presently Jodi is a Life Coach/Workshop Facilitator of the Work of Louise Hay and Mike Dooley’s “Infinite Possibilities”. She has a very successful one woman cabaret called “Extra Foam”. She’s been in several really bad films, her claim to fame is being in the Masterbation episode of “Seinfeld”. She’s an Ambassador for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation and Activist for the NMSS. But more importantly she is honored and blessed to be the mother of Tess Cooley. Thank you Lynn for an amazing guidance and support.


Life’s too short to be afraid of speaking in public, so we decided to try to help anyone about to speak to an audience of any size - be it to an arena or a boardroom. In a single 6 min video Lynn Ferguson will change the way to look at public speaking forever, with the acronym LIFT.    Click here for more details.

YouTellYours.com was started by Lynn Ferguson after becoming embroiled in the storytelling community in Los Angeles. If you love this form of storytelling then you’ve probably already heard of The Moth on Public Radio and maybe you’ve seen Lynn tell stories and host events for The Moth. 

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Ep.18 Jeremy Ratchford - Moscow Meal

Jeremy Ratchford's story from our recent graduate class in Burbank.

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Jeremy's Bio: A native of Canada but not a Canadian Native, Jeremy has been looking for work as an actor for over 30 years with a seven year layover on a show called Cold Case. Ratchford divides his time between looking for work and raising three insane lunatics he calls his sons. Life seems to be a never ending answering of questions, whether it's industry questions like, “ What's my character's motivation?” or questions from my children like, “Is there poo in shampoo?”

Life’s too short to be afraid of speaking in public, so we decided to try to help anyone about to speak to an audience of any size - be it to an arena or a boardroom. In a single 6 min video Lynn Ferguson will change the way to look at public speaking forever, with the acronym LIFT.    Click here for more details.

YouTellYours.com was started by Lynn Ferguson after becoming embroiled in the storytelling community in Los Angeles. If you love this form of storytelling then you’ve probably already heard of The Moth on Public Radio and maybe you’ve seen Lynn tell stories and host events for The Moth. 

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