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01 August 2013

The only guide to speech writing you'll ever need

This week, two family members have had to write speeches; one was a school assignment, and the other a funeral eulogy. Too late, I remembered an excellent guide to writing a speech by former Write trainer Margaret Austin. This article covers everything you need to know about planning, writing, and delivering your speech.

Read A Beginner's Guide to Making a Speech

(In case you're interested, the eulogy went off without a hitch, but the school speech is yet to be delivered.)

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