Category: Speaking


The Role Writing Communities Play in a Writer’s Life

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the role writing communities play in a writer’s life. It seems contradictory, because as writers we spend so much time alone in our own worlds frolicking amongst the convolutions of our minds. But that may be the point — sometimes we just need to rub elbows with our writing buddies….

Toastmasters International

Toastmasters – So Much More Than Giving Speeches

Along my writing journey, I’ve tried to learn as much as I can — whether about the craft, the business or now, speaking. When my beloved book is published and I set it free out into the world, I want people to read it – hopefully many : )  Speaking is one way to market…

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Speaker’s Training 101

I attended my first speaker’s conference recently.  Rumor has it that as an author, you need to do speaking engagements, so I was trying to learn what I’m getting myself into : ) The conference is entitled, “James Malinchak’s Big Money Speaker Boot Camp.”  You might know him from the show the Secret Millionaire.  O.K.,…