9 Steps to Speechwriting Success

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Speechwriting is the most lucrative writing specialty for business communicators. Salaries for staff speechwriters range from $100,000 to $200,000 … and freelance speechwriting assignments earn $5,000 to $15,000 (sometimes even more).

Learn how to write career-boosting speeches: speeches that capture attention, build your speaker’s clout, and sell your organization’s key messages.

In this practical session, you’ll gain professional advice that will help you:

* connect with any audience
* make ordinary research come alive
* create a memorable/quotable style

You’ll also have ample opportunity to ask questions about your specific speechwriting needs.


Joan Detz is the author of How To Write & Give A Speech
(praised as “a how-to classic” by The Washington Post), It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It (“a pithy manual”, Publishers Weekly), and Can You Say A Few Words? (noted in the business section of The New York Times).

She teaches 2-day speechwriting seminars for Basic, Advanced and Master levels (www.joandetz.com).

She also offers Saturday career workshops for business communicators: “The Business of Six-Figure Speechwriting:
How to Succeed … On Staff, or Freelance” and “How to Break into Freelance Writing: Using Bylines to Build Your Career”.
She blogs at http://www.joandetz.com/speechwritingblog.


  • Tuesday, October 18, 2011
    5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

  • Hilton Garden Inn
    530 Pennsylvania Avenue
    (Parking is free.)
    Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
    (215) 646-4637




Click Here to Register


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