Change your life …
Propel your business!

With powerful writing skills, you can …

  • Craft a stellar resume … to nail that dream job 
  • Master input to performance reviews … to land a big promotion
  • Write winning proposals … to secure contracts and grants
  • Project a web presence … to stimulate new business 
  • Ace the college application essay … to open academic doors

I’m Carla D. Bass, Colonel, USAF (Ret). For 40 years, I’ve composed products for the White House, Congress, ambassadors, and generals. 

Powerful writing often tips the balance between success and failure.

The secret — make each second of the reader’s time play to your advantage.

And, that’s my forte.

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Write to Influence! teaches powerful writing skills that open doors to opportunity for a lifetime

Praise from Executives and Other Satisfied Clients

Write to Influence! will rejuvenate the lost art of clear, concise, professional writing. Corporate CEOs will rejoice at no longer being encumbered by reports difficult to read and frustrating to unravel!

Judith A. Sprieser, Non-Executive Director Allstate Corporation, InterContinental Exchange Inc., and Reckitt Benckiser plc

This helped me pass my college classes! Carla does an excellent job … MUCH better than a standard textbook!

Emily, Amazon Reviewer

This is the best book for technical writing I have encountered since “The Elements of Style” was drilled into me as an MIT undergraduate! 

Thomas S. Popik, President, Director, and Co-founder of Foundation for Resilient Societies 

This book has been a game-charger for my professional life. Carla’s no-fuss, conversational voice made improving my writing skills easy to understand and implement! 

Ashley Bernardi, Founder and Director of Media Relations, Nardi Media


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Carla D. Bass, Colonel, USAF (Ret), brings decades of experience writing powerfully for leaders at the highest levels of the U.S. military and government to a variety of highly acclaimed workshops.

  • Customized presentations from one hour to two days
  • For professionals in private business, corporate, government, and nonprofit organizations; for students in high school through graduate school, as well!

Throughout her career, Carla: 

  • Developed unique writing techniques and strategies
  • Taught powerful writing to thousands of professionals
  • Wrote products for generals, ambassadors, Congress and the Executive Branch
  • Authored and published the multiple award-winning book, Write to Influence!   


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