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Speech Writing Books

‚ÄčThese books are among the best of the world of speech writing offers. I'll say it upfront: I get a small cut from each book sold. If you think I've missed a classic, let me know.


10 Steps to Writing a Vital Speech: The Definitive Guide to Professional Speechwriting
Fletcher Dean and David Murray


On Speaking Well: How to Give a Speech With Style, Substance, and Clarity

Peggy Noonan


Writing Great Speeches: Professional Techniques You Can Use (Part of the Essence of Public Speaking Series)

Alan M. Perlman


The Political Speechwriter's Companion: A Guide for Writers and Speakers
Robert Lehrman 


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