Singular Profession - The Strange Life of a Freelance Speech Writer
Some years ago I read a startling statistic. It suggested that every
24 hours in the United States 100,000 speeches are given. It seemed
an unlikely number. Surely not that many. Not every day. More...
Voice Is It Anyway?
I am often asked how do I write in the "voice" of my clients?
The short answer is that I don't even try. Here's the scoop - an extract
for an article I wrote dealing with that very question. More...
Keep it simple. That's a motto that applies in spades for speech writing.
Remember you are writing for the ear, not the page.The following
is a speech I wrote in about an hour. More...
Some stories just come as a gift
The following is an extract of a speech I wrote for a senior bureaucrat
in a government agency. She was addressing a Board of Trade, explaining
the ins and outs of new government legislation. More...
The Shit Is Hitting The Fan….
You would think that CEOs would "get it" by now. That we
live in an MTV-CNN'd world, where people get their news in short sound
bites or from Larry King. Where rumor is taken for truth, and perception
for reality. Think Nixon. Think Clinton. More...
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