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The Lost Art of the Great Speech: How to Write It * How to Deliver It by Richard Dowis

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A logical sequence

In writing this book, I tried to provide instruction in all the various aspects of public speaking. I began the way most speeches begin— with someone being given an opportunity to make a speech.

I know that many people reading this book are especially concerned about the mechanics of delivery, so from time to time, I have included a brief discussion of a way in which you can improve your technique and be more poised and confident when you mount the podium. I call these practical suggestions "Podium Presence" tips.

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