Tools to Bring Your Stories to Life through Your Characters – Video Post

Question: How do you breathe life into a story?

Answer: Characters

Question: How do you make your characters feel real?

Answer: Through subtle differences in voice, posture, positioning, expressions and dialogue.

Here is your video lesson on using characters to connect deeper and laugh harder with your audience.

My Update Since Creating This Video

Nowadays I actually have my characters look less at the audience and more at each other until I get to my Foundational Phrase and look out at my audience. I’ve improved my staging. There’s always room to improve on how we use posture, positioning, voice, etc.

Your Turn

How do you bring your characters to life? What tools do you use? What works for you?

Craig Valentine

As a motivational speaker I've been fortunate to have spoken in over 20 countries, and back in 1999 Toastmasters International awarded me the World Champion of Public Speaking.

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