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By: Tom Antion
A bit is a section of public speaking material that is so related that it makes it easy for you to memorize. Each point flows naturally from one to the next so you can deliver the information without (read entire article)
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By: Tom Antion
Many people that know me or have had me do a public speaking engagement for them know that I am a real stickler for pre program research. This research allows you to connect with the audience on much (read entire article)
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By: Tom Antion
... or, as I like to call them, 'Tips in advance' are a part of my public speaking life. Does that mean I am an unethical person? ABSOLUTELY NOT! It means I am a realist. It means that when I am 30 mi (read entire article)
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By: Tom Antion
SELL YOUR KNOWLEDGEThis is my overriding principle that came from years of hard knocks trying to get people to hire me to speak. I get more speaking engagements than I ever had before when I quit tryi (read entire article)
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By: Tom Antion
In the theater, an "aside" is something said to the audience that is not to be heard by the other actors. If the aside was delivered on a television sitcom, the actor would look right at the camera an (read entire article)
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By: Seth Mullins
There's a prevailing sense in the world of writing that everything has already been said. Truly, it has. The human race has always experienced birth, the triumphs and tragedies of life in a transitory (read entire article)
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By: Tom Antion
Here is a very interesting way to use flip charts when public speaking. Put one on both sides of the stage and pop back and forth between them. You can have an audience member volunteer at each flip c (read entire article)
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By: Tom Antion
Some humor 'experts' say that you should not laugh at your own jokes and stories when you are speaking in public. This may work for some, but it is definitely not my style. When I'm in front of an aud (read entire article)
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By: Tom Antion
A person, place, or event that is placed in a time period in which it does not belong is called an anachronism. For instance, Paul Revere riding a motorcycle or George Washington sitting in front of a (read entire article)
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By: Tom Antion
You can use a quick comical definition to liven up a public speaking engagement. As always, make sure the word defined is relevant to the point you are trying to make. Here are some definitions I like (read entire article)
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By: Tom Antion
A malaprop is an absurd misuse of words. It can be from words that sound alike (sadistic and statistic) or from explanations that don't make any sense. You can use these on purpose as a humor techniqu (read entire article)
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By: Tom Antion
One-liner is a general term for very short pieces of humor. Using one-liners is probably the best and easiest way to begin adding humor to your public speaking engagements. These brief bits of humor a (read entire article)
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By: Tom Antion
When going over room setup and audio / visual requirements with a foreign logistics person, make sure you do it in advance of the presentation (hopefully several times), and have a bilingual person th (read entire article)
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By: Tom Antion
... a mental brake that is. Here are some mind tricks when you speak too fast.* Imagine that your audience is comprised of 5 year olds and you have to explain some difficult concept to them. You must (read entire article)
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By: Cheryl Wright
When Arabella Magazine notified me they were buying “Popcorn Murders” I was ecstatic. After all, everyone was vying to be published in that magazine.Then they told me to “look out for the contra (read entire article)
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By: Travis Weston
First, what is a ghostwriter? A ghostwriter is someone who writes something for a client while the client gets credit for writing it. You may start thinking of high school, the smart kid that would do (read entire article)
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By: Lance Winslow
Most of use writers have our critics and that goes for those who write novels, documentaries, biographies, short stories, poetry, screen plays, news stories or simply articles either on or off line.Re (read entire article)
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By: Marie-Louise Small
How To Get The Best From Your Freelance Writer The information in this article is the result of my experiences as a magazine editor when I learnt a few of my fellow journalists and writers had attrib (read entire article)
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By: Kal Bishop
The Hero's Journey is the template upon which the vast majority of successful stories and Hollywood blockbusters are based upon – understanding this template is a priority for story or screenwriters (read entire article)
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By: Carla Rieger
One day a poor wandering minstrel found a chunk of lead. He knew of a great alchemist in a far off land that could turn lead into gold. With only a few crumbs of bread left, he decided to risk his luc (read entire article)
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By: Matthew Keegan
Twice today I received invitations from article directory owners to join their new sites. In many ways I am flattered, but in other ways I almost want to mention that they have their work cut out for (read entire article)
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By: Kal Bishop
The Hero's Journey is the template upon which the vast majority of successful stories and Hollywood blockbusters are based upon – understanding this template is a priority for story or screenwriters (read entire article)
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By: Gloria Pincu
Some say the telephone killed the art of executive writing. Now writing is ready for a comeback. As a performance improvement consultant, I have noted the demand for business writing skills from bot (read entire article)
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By: John Dir
There are many great tips for how to refine public speaking talents using appropriate visual aids and gestures to add impact to your subject matter. It takes practice, talent, conscious effort and a (read entire article)
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By: Lance Winslow
Recently an experiment was done in writing catchy titles for an online article submission website. One-hundred articles were written which started out with the title; “Read This Article if..." The e (read entire article)
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By: Kal Bishop
The Hero's Journey is the template upon which the cast majority of successful screenplays are built upon. Films as diverse as Gladiator (2000), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Raging Bull (1980) and Scarf (read entire article)
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By: Kal Bishop
The Hero's Journey is the template upon which the cast majority of successful screenplays are built upon. Films as diverse as Gladiator (2000), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Raging Bull (1980) and Scarf (read entire article)
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By: Kal Bishop
The Hero's Journey is the template upon which the cast majority of successful screenplays are built upon. Films as diverse as Gladiator (2000), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Raging Bull (1980) and Scarf (read entire article)
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By: John T Jones, Ph.D.
Back when I was writing more novels than trashy articles, I liked to warm up before I started each day's work. To do this I used a simple device. I closed my eyes and poked my finger into the dictiona (read entire article)
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By: Marilynn McLachlan
We've been labeled the 'lost generation', the 'lazy generation' and the 'grunge generation', but in parenthood, generation x are forming their own style of parenting. Raised in a permissive environme (read entire article)
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By: Mike Moore
The most important thing a speaker can do to enhance a career is to become an authority in their specific subject area. You want to reach a point where people automatically think of you when they are (read entire article)
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By: George Dodge
Headlines attract attention. Headlines generate interest. The time spent writing headlines can pay you back many times over.Do you have a product or service to sell? How do you attract new customer (read entire article)
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By: Kal Bishop
Some argue that it is possible to run off a screenplay in 19 days. Others argue that great screenplays take time. Both are true. An effective screenplay can be produced using Time Pressure techniques, (read entire article)
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By: Kal Bishop
The Hero's Journey is the template upon which the cast majority of successful screenplays are built upon. Films as diverse as Gladiator (2000), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Raging Bull (1980) and Scarf (read entire article)
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By: Kal Bishop
The Hero's Journey is the template upon which the cast majority of successful screenplays are built upon.One quite significant benefit of the Hero's Journey is that it provides the screenwriter with a (read entire article)
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By: Ian Cooper
Using humour in communication has risks. People may misinterpret what is being said, they may take offence at the joke or they may just not think that it was all that funny. There is no doubt, though, (read entire article)
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By: Lance Winslow
Are you an article writer? Do you wish to learn more about the others who also write articles; how about learning more about your self and what drives you to write such great and originally written ar (read entire article)
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By: Lance Winslow
Currently the is an experiment going on, on the Internet. It is occurring on an Online Article Submission website which is specially designed for Ezine Editors. The website is called EzineArticles.com (read entire article)
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By: Gary Simpson
Just a few days ago I wrote a piece entitled: "How to Write an Uncommonly Good Article - Six Key Steps Part 1." I mentioned my credentials to write such an article then went about giving what I believ (read entire article)
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By: Cheryl Wright
Deciding which point of view (POV) to use in your ms is a very important aspect of your story. Depending on which one you use, it can change the story completely.There are three main POV's:• Omnisci (read entire article)
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By: Cheryl Wright
If you're looking for an easy but effective way to garner publicity, try writing articles.There are gazillions of ezines and websites looking for content; good, solid, well written content. And in my (read entire article)
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By: Judy Vorfeld
Have you ever wondered if it's okay to say, "The corporation had their records audited" or whether you should say, "The corporation had its records audited"? This is basically a subject-verb agreement (read entire article)
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By: Aileen Pincus
”There are two types of speakers; those that are nervous and those that are liars.” Mark TwainMost of us put public speaking at the top of our list of things to avoid. Then along comes that promot (read entire article)
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By: Steve Hill
There are many people in the world who have problems with their communication. In this article I concentrate on the specific speech impediment called stuttering.Why do people stutter?There are many re (read entire article)
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By: Ollie Rains
After a few months of advertising my online business opportunities' website, I have learned a valuable, but true advertising fact. The best way to advertise an affiliate program is through writing art (read entire article)
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By: Kal Bishop
The Hero's Journey is the template upon which the vast majority of successful stories and Hollywood blockbusters are based upon – understanding this template is a priority for story or screenwriters (read entire article)
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By: Jeff Herring
The Law of BenefitDo you know what radio station most people listen to? It's called WIIFM, which stands for "What's In It For Me?"Your title needs to answer the question in the mind of the reader "Wha (read entire article)
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By: Kal Bishop
The hero's journey is THE screenwriting template. With it screenwriters can build effective stories from the ground up. Consider this, ALL of the Academy Award Winner Best Films of the last thirty yea (read entire article)
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By: Dina Giolitto
Have you noticed? The web is exploding with article websites. These sites range from the hurtling-toward-Googledom-sized EzineArticles.com, to the miniscule Average Joe Pay-Per-Click who throws up a h (read entire article)
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By: Dina Giolitto
You say you just don't have time to write an article? Ah, the internet marketer's greatest challenge-- you've committed yourself to too many projects again. Here's a time-saving solution: stop thinkin (read entire article)
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