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Tips for Your Story

Updated: Jul 31, 2022

A few tips for your story.

Don't be tempted to cover too much. Depending on the audience, typical attention span is probably around 15 minutes. There's no way you can compress 60 or 70 years of life experience into that, so pick one aspect - work, a hobby, family, travel or whatever - but not all of those.

Include one or two anecdotes or funny stories but choose them carefully - brevity is good.

Make a note of the things you want to cover, but don't read from it. Its obvious to the viewer if people are reading. You can record in small steps and refresh your memory in between - we are very patient at the recording stage.

Dwell on the happy experiences; but don't labour the sad ones.

Be yourself.

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