TELL IT! Presentation Skills for Writers

Saturday, September 30, 2017 1-4 p.m. (doors open at 12:45)
Unscrewed Theatre
3244 E. Speedway, Tucson

TELL IT! Presentation Skills for Writers (and anyone who wants to tell their story like a pro). Learn skills and have fun doing it with Penelope and Ethel Lee-Miller.

Three hours packed with professional tips and tools for anyone who has the opportunity to tell their story, boost their elevator pitch, hit the open mic circuit, or just plain impress people. This workshop is suitable for beginners, returnees, pros. 

~Introduce your book or project in a way that invites interest rather than vacant stares
~Craft a concise attention-getting beginning, an entertaining middle and compelling ending to your story, presentation, or pitch
~Combine words, gestures, body language, & voice for a smooth tale
~Have a confident attitude that connects you with your audience 
~Practice with a live mic! 

REGISTRATION: $35. Limited space available.
Reservations & information at ethel.lee.miller at

Ethel Lee-Miller uses her 20 years of Toastmasters International experiences along with teaching skills in her edu-entertainment presentations. Professional public speaking included topics like “Public Speaking Without Panic,” “Get Up and Talk About Your Writing,” and “ASK ASK ASK: Getting What You Want and Need in Professional and Personal Relationships.” She is the author of Thinking of Miller Place: A Memoir of Summer Comfort, and Seedlings, Stories of Relationships.

Penelope Starr founded Odyssey Storytelling in 2004 and it’s been going strong ever since bringing innovative, entertaining and thought-provoking stories to the Tucson community each month. She has coached hundreds of people in how to craft and present their stories. Penelope put her experiences and tips in a how-to/memoir, The Radical Act of Community Storytelling: Empowering Voices in Uncensored Programs. 


Ethel and Penelope enjoying a hat moment

Most of the October 30, 2017 TELL IT! Workshop participants

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