What a communications workshop can teach you about writing

If you’ve had communications training, it won’t surprise you that there are similarities between public speaking and writing. At a recent meeting of  Toastmasters, Louvain Chalmers, who has gobs of experience training and coaching public speakers and...

What’s the big deal about leading a writers’ workshop?

Well, I’ll tell you. It probably teaches you as much as it does the other participants. Perhaps more. I led a workshop Saturday for my Toastmasters group (Off the Page – a speaking club for writers and a writing club for speakers). We worked on characterization...