Speechwriting Tips from Twitter

Twitter is a terrific resource for speechwriters. Everyday, scribes from around the world share insights, recommend books and provide links to terrific online resources. If you want to broaden your horizons, join the conversation. An easy way to start is by following me, @wendycherwinski, or the people quoted below.
A great speech is like a pickpocket. It distracts us with its surface brilliance while working its magic in the shadows.

Frame everything you say and show in terms of your audience's point of view and needs.
Being spontaneously funny is hard work http://bit.ly/bjxmpW How Joan Rivers does it.

“Grasp the subject, the words will follow.” -- Cato The Elder

Book Review: Boring to Bravo (Kristin Arnold) http://bit.ly/alEcaE