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Find Your Audience: The Sweet Spot

Your Audience Sets the Tone of Your Speech

It’s a mistake to think that you alone as the speaker decide what you get to say and how you’re going to say it.   657 more words

Public Speaking

Holiday hiatus

As I grade final exams and wrap up the fall semester, I am taking a break from this blog for the month.

I hope that you enjoy the holiday season and that you avoid the… 14 more words

Journalism Education

Looking for the Best Word? Tip #14

A series offering to help writers make their work more varied, accessible, interesting, accurate and effective by exploring similar and dissimilar words.

A good thesaurus provides substitutes for the idea of a word, but not all suggestions are true synonyms. 672 more words


Words Have Power

Words have power. We invest them with the strength to cut or bind. We use them without thinking about their origin or meaning. We know the meaning…or at least the meaning we want to ascribe to them. 343 more words


Word Choices - Round Robin Dicussion

This month’s Round Robin topic poses the question about word choice and how the words we choose manage to develop characters within our stories.

Or, as I like to call it, taking ownership of your craft. 1,304 more words