017I – How Toastmasters Helped My Writing: An Interview with Stephanie Shackelford
Fantasy writer Stephanie Shackelford is our guest today explaining how Toastmasters helped her become a better writer. She realized one day that what she learned about making better speeches was spilling over into her writing.
While Stephanie has found that it's in the rewrite process that she's seen these improvements, I was listening to her and thinking about changes I could make in my plotting before or while writing the first draft.
An even more obvious choice is to see how your nonfiction might improve when you learn these speechwriting lessons. Join us and see what you think!
Stephanie can be found at both her personal blog and at SaRose Design where she designs book covers and other graphic design projects. If you'd like to contact Stephanie, you can reach her at [email protected].