Quote of the Day: Franklin D. Roosevelt

Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.

Quote of the Day: Brian Littrell

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.

Speechwriting Tip: How to Be Genuine Like Meryl Streep

When most people face the task of giving a speech, they often spend great effort trying to sound intellectual or humorous.  They seem fixated on reactions, thoughts, and opinions of their intended audience. While those are all valid considerations, there … Continue reading

Anna Quindlen: The Greatest Speech Never Made

Over the past few weeks, the Inkwell Blog has run a countdown of the five Greatest Speeches Never Made. The list consists of five written addresses that, for one reason or another, were never read aloud for their intended audiences. … Continue reading

Political Gaffes Are a Product of the 24-hour News Cycle

Back when newspapers dominated the media world, the headline spot was saved for the most newsworthy event of the previous day.  Along with the evolution of the 24-hour news cycle, headlines adapted to the technology age and now change constantly. … Continue reading