Find public speaking advice and learn to write a compelling speech with tips on how to present your words in a clear and thoughtful manner. The below articles will show you the different types of speeches and how to prepare for each. The articles also illustrate how to construct a quality presentation, and make you a more confident and polished speaker.
Introduction to Preparing to Speak Publicly
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring another out of his bad sense into your good sense.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803–1882
Introduction to Organizing and Spicing Up Your Speech
Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.
—A. A. Milne, 1882–1956
In this lesson, you will ...