In episode 4 of Yes Yes Questions, Marsha from YesYesMarsha.com answers these burning questions: What to show and what to tell in memoir writing; the art of promoting yourself on social media; how not to drown in admin; how to know if what you want to write about is interesting; how to ask influential people for favors or endorsements; importance of email marketing....and more! Want to join in next time? Go to http://yesyesmarsha.com/yyq1
How to build a mailing list; which story to tell in your mailing list; how to approach guys in bars in an unfriendly city; how to be more social as an introvert; how to banish the 'i'm not good enough to do this' feels. All answered in episode 3 of Yes Yes Marsha's live monthly advice column, Yes Yes Questions! Want to join in next time? Go to http://yesyesmarsha.com/yyq1
In the second edition of Yes Yes Questions, Marsha from YesYesMarsha.com dishes out advice on how to make a better first impression, whether or not it's important to have a big brand story or not, how to come to terms with your long-time calling changing, and tips for stand-up comedians just starting out. Want to join in next time? Go to yesyesmarsha.com/yyq1
In the first ever Yes Yes Questions, Marsha from YesYesMarsha.com dishes out advice on how to say no to people, how to tell stories but still be discreet about the people who feature in them, what to do if you hate where you live, and how to make friends in a new city. Want to join in next time? Go to yesyesmarsha.com/yyq1
Meeting your hero can be a big deal. But doing it when you're tired and emotional? It's going to be trouble. Here's what happened when I met Danielle LaPorte - and then had my story blown out of the water. This is part of the Yes Yes Marsha Advent(ish) Calendar of Stories. If you'd like to get a different story in your inbox for every day in December, sign up (for free!) here: www.yesyesmarsha.com/advent Photo of Danielle LaPorte by Catherine Just
"The first time I really knew I was homesick, was when I got kicked in the nuts by a goat" - that was my introduction to this story, by guest storyteller (and wonderful singer) David Berkeley. Hear him tell the story - and play the song, Homesick, it inspired, here. This is part of the Yes Yes Marsha Advent(ish) Calendar of Stories. If you'd like to get a different story in your inbox for every day in December, sign up (for free!) here: www.yesyesmarsha.com/advent Photo of David Berkeley...
In #2 in the Advent(isH) Calendar of Stories, I tell you the very short story of one of the most satisfying experiences I've EVER had. You'll cheer for me at the end. If you'd like to get a different story in your inbox for every day in December, sign up (for free!) here: http://www.yesyesmarsha.com/advent (Photo by M 93: „Dein Nordrhein-Westfalen on Flickr)
This week, Marsha meets with Patrick Monahan, who reveals all about growing up in an Iranian family in the North of England, the early days of becoming a comic, and an alternative view of an Iranian election... plus Marsha's tips on always being on time
Hilarious 'Skins' star John Bishop talks about fulfilling his childhood footballing dream, trying to hold down a full time job whilst being a stand up, starring in the new Ken Loach film and why his teenage sons aren't impressed with him.
Marsha ventures up to the annual Edinburgh Fringe, to basically chat with as many comedians as possible! Featuring the great wisdom of: Jason Byrne, Ed Byrne, Janine Garofolo, Carl Donnelly, Pappy's Fun Club, Sarah Millican, The Aspidistras, Rhod Gilbert, Rob Rouse, Russell Kane and Tom Allen.
Deborah Frances-White talks to Marsha about her new show "How To Get Almost Anyone To Want To Sleep With You", how she's devised a new genre of self-help comedy, having been a teenage Jehovah's Witness and the screenplay she sold to Hollywood...
This week, stories from Pete Johansson, Zoe Lyons, Will Anderson, Andrew Maxwell, Patrick Monahan, Rudi Lickwood, Matt Kirshen, Jack Whitehall, Miles Jupp, Glenn Wool, Foil Arms & Hog, Jim Jeffries, Ashley Hames, Bridget Christie, Tom Basden, Heath McIvor, Pippa Evans, Lady Garden and Sammy J.
Marsha is joined by musical comedian Boothby Graffoe, who shares his experiences of trying to be an actor, being on TV, and what can happen if you go out drinking the night before a big meeting with Warner Bros...