When you need just the right words
Do you freeze up when asked to speak if only just for a few minutes? Read this book if you want a step-by-step guide taking you through brainstorming, writing, and rehearsing your toast. Written by Eddie Rice, a professional speechwriter who has helped many clients create memorable toasts.
Speechwriter & Author
"Eddie is terrific to work with. He totally understood my requirements, was fast and timely in delivering work product. The product was well conceived, error free, highly conceptual and professional. He wrote in my voice. Without a doubt, I will seek his advice and assistance in any future speech that I may deliver." - S.A.
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"Wow! From start to finish Eddie was a true professional. The speech he wrote for me was exactly what I needed. The stage directions which accompanied the speech was a great added bonus! I would definitely recommend Eddie to anyone needing speech writing services! A true talent." - Maria
I am a professional freelance speechwriter with over 10 years of experience in helping business leaders, keynote speakers, TED talk presenters, and everyday people, enhance the messages they tell through great storytelling and structure.
My background includes business topics, change management, executive communications, education, content marketing, nonprofits, political advocacy, and startups. I read widely and can tackle almost any subject.
As a speechwriter, I’ve worked with CEOs, college presidents and trustees, superintendents and principals, business owners, authors, politicians, organization leaders, nonprofit executive directors, and everyone in between. Public speaking and speechwriting are equalizers: we all want to say just the right words whether it’s small groups or large audiences.
What speeches can you write?
Ceremonial speeches: Wedding speeches (including maid of honor, best man, and father of the bride), anniversary toasts, retirement speeches, award acceptance speeches
TED and TEDx Talks
Keynote speeches: Speeches for authors and thought leaders, graduation speeches, speeches addressing an organization or association
Nonprofit advocacy speeches: From fundraising to raising awareness, getting your message out to people who need to hear it the most
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Short Speeches, Big Impact
Discover the secret to toasting with confidence and write the perfect speech with this complete, no-nonsense guide to toasting!
With a short, snappy, and straightforward speechwriting system, this practical handbook is your all-in-one guide for nailing the perfect toast, arming you with a comprehensive overview of the full speechwriting process. Built on a simple 7-day brainstorming system, you’ll uncover how you can brainstorm clever speech ideas, structure your speech with humor and storytelling, and overcome your fear of public speaking with a tried-and-tested plan.
Whether you need to give a wedding toast as a best man or maid of honor, a retirement speech, an award or promotion speech, or any other kind of toast, this handbook offers you a done-for-you blueprint to help you organize your thoughts and turn giving a toast into a painless, stress-free process. As a clear, concise, and no-fluff book that you can read in just a weekend or less, Toast: Short Speeches, Big Impact is an invaluable tool for anybody scared of public speaking – or short on ideas.
Plus, inside you’ll also discover a collection of over 10 solid example speeches to spark your inspiration, as well as specific exercises and rehearsal techniques so that you can free yourself from fear and feel confident in your toasting skills.
Here’s just a little of what you’ll discover inside:
A Step-by-Step Approach for Brainstorming and Designing the Perfect Speech
Creative Ways to Nail Your Toast's Structure to Incorporate Humor and Storytelling
Practical Exercises and Rehearsal Techniques to Confront your Fear of Public Speaking and Help you Find your Inner Confidence
The Complete 7 Days to a Toast System to Make Toast Writing a Stress-free Experience
And over 10 Real-Life Examples of Speeches for Weddings, Promotions, Retirement, Awards, Birthdays, Commemorations and more!
Written from the perspective of a professional speechwriter, this handy guidebook will answer all of your most pressing questions, giving you peace of mind and taking the stress out of speechwriting. If you feel stumped for ideas, or if giving a toast feels daunting or anxiety-inducing, Toast: Short Speeches, Big Impact is your complete companion book for toasting with success!