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Show several tools on how to generate creative story ideas for Tall Tales. Also, the basic framework for storytelling is also included. Even if you have no material or no idea how to craft a tall tale speech. This will help get started and at the very least have an outline for a great Tall Tale speech

Show several tools on how to generate creative story ideas for Tall Tales. Also, the basic framework for storytelling is also included. Even if you have no material or no idea how to craft a tall tale speech. This will help get started and at the very least have an outline for a great Tall Tale speech

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Zero to Hero: A Toastmaster Tall Tale Workshop

  1. 1. From Zero To Hero: Getting the Knack of Tall Tales By Matthew Ownby
  2. 2. Little Bit About Me • Toastmaster since 1998, Freshmen year in College • Member of Clubs from Johnson Space Center club to Fantasia/Tokyo Eval & a lot in between • DTM • Placed in District Level Contests both in the US & Japan • Lived in Japan for more than 13 years • Married to a Toastmaster for more than 5 happy years • Coach Presentation & Communication Skills
  3. 3. Before We Begin
  4. 4. MAXIMIZE YOUR TIME To Get The Most of This Time Please Do the Following 1)Have a Question, Write It Down And Send It. 2)Write Down Anything You Learn or Notice. 3)Put Your Learning Into Action. Use It Today/Tomorrow, SOON!!!!
  5. 5. Promise?
  6. 6. GREAT!
  7. 7. The Goal
  8. 8. The Goal 1. Understand what a Tall Tale is
  9. 9. The Goal 1. Understand what a Tall Tale is 2. Write a good outline for one
  10. 10. The Goal 1. Understand what a Tall Tale is 2. Write a good outline for one
  11. 11. There Is a LOT to Cover for 1 hr
  12. 12. The Goal 1. Understand what a Tall Tale is 2. Write a good outline for one
  13. 13. Tell me, I will Forget Show me, I may Remember Involve me, I will Understand -Confucius
  14. 14. You Will Need These
  15. 15. Optional
  16. 16. One More Thing
  17. 17. Whether You Believe You Can Do a Thing or Not, You`re Right. -Henry Ford, 1947
  18. 18. What is a Tall Tale, Anyway?
  19. 19. Stand-Up
  20. 20. No, No, It`s Not Like that!
  21. 21. Humorous Skit
  22. 22. No, No, It`s Not Like that!
  23. 23. No, No, It`s Not Like that!
  24. 24. What is a Tall Tale?
  25. 25. What is a Tale?
  26. 26. No, No, It`s Not Like that!
  27. 27. It`s a Story
  28. 28. So, What is a Tall Tale, Anyway?
  29. 29. “A Tall Tales speech must be of a highly exaggerated, improbable nature and have a theme or plot.” From the 2017 Speech Contest Rulebook Humor and props may be used.
  30. 30. It`s a Normal Story 100X
  31. 31. What is a Tall Tale, Anyway? Why Are There Tall Tales in the First Place?
  32. 32. Because Americans Love Liars?
  33. 33. Nixon Pinocchio Clinton Maybe.
  34. 34. No, No, It`s Not Like that!
  35. 35. No Phone No TV No PC No Movies
  36. 36. No Folktales or Legends Lots and Lots Of Space Lots and Lots Of Dangerous Animals Lots and Lots Of Time
  37. 37. Got a Good Story? Yep!
  38. 38. Paul Bunyan Pecos Bill John Henry
  39. 39. Why should I care?
  40. 40. exaggerated, improbable nature
  41. 41. It`s the “exaggerated, improbable things” that Change the World!
  42. 42. Lets` Expand Our Creativity And Storytelling Ability
  43. 43. From Ordinary To Extraordinary
  44. 44. Whether You Believe You Can Do a Thing or Not, You`re Right. -Henry Ford, 1947
  45. 45. Whether You Believe You Are Creative or Not, You`re Right. -Me, Right Now
  46. 46. Creativity Is a Process
  47. 47. Normal Cowboy
  48. 48. Pecos Bill
  49. 49. Creativity Is a Process
  50. 50. S.C.A.M.P.E.R
  51. 51. S.C.A.M.P.E.R • Substitute
  52. 52. S.C.A.M.P.E.R • Substitute • Combine
  53. 53. S.C.A.M.P.E.R • Substitute • Combine • Adapt
  54. 54. S.C.A.M.P.E.R • Substitute • Combine • Adapt • Magnify / Minify
  55. 55. S.C.A.M.P.E.R • Substitute • Combine • Adapt • Magnify / Minify • Put to Other Purposes
  56. 56. S.C.A.M.P.E.R • Substitute • Combine • Adapt • Magnify / Minify • Put to Other Purposes • Eliminate
  57. 57. S.C.A.M.P.E.R • Substitute • Combine • Adapt • Magnify / Minify • Put to Other Purposes • Eliminate • Reverse
  58. 58. S.C.A.M.P.E.R • Substitute • Combine • Adapt • Magnify / Minify • Put to Other Purposes • Eliminate • Reverse
  59. 59. You Need Them Now
  60. 60. Substitute
  61. 61. Substitute: Warm-Up!
  62. 62. Substitute: Warm-Up! X 5
  63. 63. X 5
  64. 64. Combine
  65. 65. Combine
  66. 66. Combine
  67. 67. Adapt
  68. 68. Adapt
  69. 69. Adapt
  70. 70. Magnify/Minify
  71. 71. Magnify/Minify
  72. 72. Magnify/Minify
  73. 73. Put to Other Use
  74. 74. Put to Other Use
  75. 75. Put to Other Use
  76. 76. Eliminate
  77. 77. Eliminate
  78. 78. Eliminate
  79. 79. Reverse
  80. 80. Reverse
  81. 81. Reverse
  82. 82. S.C.A.M.P.E.R • Substitute • Combine • Adapt • Magnify / Minify • Put to Other Purposes • Eliminate • Reverse
  83. 83. The Staircase Method
  84. 84. Magnify
  85. 85. Magnify Substitute
  86. 86. S.C.A.M.P.E.R • Substitute • Combine • Adapt • Magnify / Minify • Put to Other Purposes • Eliminate • Reverse
  87. 87. Normal Story : Save the Cat! A guy see a little girl`s cat caught in a tree. The guy uses a ladder to climb the tree, and saves the cat. The guy is thanked by the little girl.
  88. 88. A guy see a little girl`s cat caught in a tree. The guy uses a ladder to climb the tree, and saves the cat. The guy is thanked by the little girl. 10?X
  89. 89. A guy see a little girl`s cat caught in a tree. The guy uses a ladder to climb the tree, and saves the cat. The guy is thanked by the little girl. 100?X
  90. 90. Back to Telling a Tale
  91. 91. 33X
  92. 92. 1.A Likable Hero
  93. 93. 1.A Likable Hero 2.A Great Goal
  94. 94. 1.A Likable Hero 2.A Great Goal 3.A Big Problem
  95. 95. 1.A Likable Hero 2.A Great Goal 3.A Big Problem
  96. 96. 1.A Likable Hero
  97. 97. 2. A Great Goal
  98. 98. 3. A Big Problem
  99. 99. ACT1: Introduction to Hero`s World and THE Problem
  100. 100. ACT1: Introduction to Hero`s World and THE Problem ACT2: Struggle With Problem(s)
  101. 101. ACT1: Introduction to Hero`s World and THE Problem ACT2: Struggle With Problem(s) ACT3: The Final Conclusion
  102. 102. ACT1: Introduction to Hero`s World and THE Problem ACT2: Struggle With Problem(s) ACT3: The Final Conclusion
  103. 103. ~1 min ACT1: Introduction to Hero`s World and THE Problem
  104. 104. 1 - 4 min ACT2: Struggle With Problem(s)
  105. 105. After 4 Min ACT3: The Final Conclusion
  106. 106. 33X
  107. 107. Weave Method
  108. 108. Pick and force fit one from each
  109. 109. ACT1: Introduction to Hero`s World and THE Problem ACT2: Struggle With Problem(s) ACT3: The Final Conclusion
  110. 110. S.C.A.M.P.E.R • Substitute • Combine • Adapt • Magnify / Minify • Put to Other Purposes • Eliminate • Reverse
  111. 111. ここに⽂字を⼊⼒
  112. 112. The Goal 1. Understand what a Tall Tale is 2. Write a good outline for one
  113. 113. It`s the “exaggerated, improbable things” that Change the World
  114. 114. S.C.A.M.P.E.R • Substitute • Combine • Adapt • Magnify / Minify • Put to Other Purposes • Eliminate • Reverse
  115. 115. Magnify Substitute
  116. 116. 1.A Likable Hero 2.A Great Goal 3.A Big Problem
  117. 117. ACT1: Introduction to Hero`s World and THE Problem ACT2: Struggle With Problem(s) ACT3: The Final Conclusion
  118. 118. FIN?
  119. 119. Or Just The Beginning?

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