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Write to Influence! College Entrance Essay on Great Day Washington

Write to Influence! Featured on Great Day Washington: It Was Amazing! It was a thrill to be invited on WUSA TV's Great Day Washington to talk about my Student Workshops, particularly my workshop teaching teens how to nail their college entrance essay and other needs for powerful writing. Joining me were Shirish Nene and his son Chanthen, some of my strongest and most valued advocates, who attended one of my recent workshops. Both reported that the workshop and my book Write to [...]

October 8th, 2018|

Psychology of Catching a Fish – and an Audience

Psychology of Catching a Fish – and an Audience “The battle was already lost in the opening paragraph…the author failed to make the case to a non-IT audience and they controlled the funds.” Quote from Carla D. Bass, Colonel, USAF (Ret) Storytelling: The Write Stuff, Analytics Magazine.Org By Douglas A. Samuelson As I emphasize in my book "Write to Influence!" and my workshops, the single and, by the way, most fundamental step in fishing correlates directly to effective communication (written and verbal) -- know [...]

October 8th, 2018|

Write to Influence! Framing a Message

Solid Framework: Critical for a Home –  and a Paper Framing a message – critical step for a effective writing. A report, contract bid, academic paper, grant submission, etc., – just like a home – require a solid structure.  This skeletal structure equates to an architectural drawing that guides the building's construction. My book "Write to Influence!" explains that in writing, the outline is the counterpart that guides the author in developing the message.  A house is sometimes described as having [...]

August 26th, 2018|
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