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Secrets of Speechwriting

Fri 22 Feb 2013

Journalist James Button spent a year as speechwriter for former prime minister Kevin Rudd. Learn the basic tools of speechwriting as he shares his experience and mastery with words. Explore the significance of audience and the ‘human factor’; how clarity and brevity make the best oratory; and the importance of structure in a speech.

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Perth Writers Festival Presenting Partner

UWA with Centenary Tag

Indigenous Program Partner

Woodside

Supported by

The West Australian Australia Council for the Arts McCusker Charitable Foundation 720 ABC Perth Dymocks Duxton Hotel Murdoch University

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Arts Lecture Room 6

Arts Lecture Room 6 is located within the Arts Building at The University of Western Australia.

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