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Sally Abrahms, freelancer for The Wall Street Journal

Joan Detz’s course was superb. It taught me how to parlay my newspaper and magazine skills into speechwriting. I can now negotiate skillfully with any CEO to create a powerful presentation.

Bill Woodbridge, U.S. Navy Public Affairs

I urge anyone interested in speechwriting – from beginner to pro – to attend.

Dena Merchant, Washington State University

This is the best writing course I’ve taken of any kind.

US Department of Agriculture

Joan taught them [my staff] how to write intelligent, interesting, inspiring speeches. She knocked my socks off!

Ron Kirkpatrick, Toyota

It was one of the best seminars I’ve ever attended.

Jim Holtje, Siemens USA

She’s not only a great teacher, but a generous mentor.