Telling your story is the first step. Good storytelling is the secret to connecting with your audience, whether you’re chronicling your dating adventures, performing on stage at The Moth, giving a TED talk, or preparing a bio for your blog.
"The intensive workshop was full of passion for storytelling, with a friendly homely atmosphere. Jay shared with all of us some thoughtful insights. I enjoyed it very much." —Gideon Amichay
This class is fun and interactive, balancing classroom instruction with creativity exercises to help you get inspired and start writing. The principles of storytelling are universal, and this class draws on examples not only from the great writers, but also from filmmakers like Woody Allen, Quentin Tarantino, and Alfred Hitchcock, writers like David Mamet, Kurt Vonnegut, and David Sedaris, and stories from The Moth and This American Life.
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The New York Writers' Intensive
Jay Dixit writes for The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and Wired, and is former Senior Editor at Psychology Today. Jay is a graduate of Yale University, where he studied psychology and writing. He’s also the winner of The Moth, a New York-based live stage storytelling competition, and his story "... view full bio