2021 was a meditative year. I quit online platforms, left my job, and let my business roll to a coast. Here's what I learned and where I suspect I'll be pivoting. I gotta be honest: I … [Read more...] about Fired in 2021, Pivoting in 2022
The Purpose of My Web Log (a.k.a. "blog")
Every writer should have a blog. It is nice to have a "log" of my creative ideas and developments as they develop through the years. Be sure to subscribe to my website to be notified by email of my latest blog post.
https://youtu.be/M0wLRNhEdWU This is a basic "how to" in understanding the structure of a Lincoln-Douglas debate case. When you understand the structure, writing cases become easy...and you'll … [Read more...] about How to Write Lincoln-Douglas Debate Cases (That Win!)
https://youtu.be/wNial88FHh0 There are countless ways to writing a speech, but I have found the SCORRE Method to be the absolute best for academic speakers and debaters. This video breaks down the … [Read more...] about How to Write Champion Speeches — Even on the Fly (Video)
https://youtu.be/it6msvJ46p0 Extemp is a limited preparation event that gives students three prompts from which to choose. The prompts task the "extemper" to answer a question or opine on a news … [Read more...] about 3 Essential Habits of Champion Extempers (Video)
https://youtu.be/kSabLY1rXQ4 Competitive apologetics is a popular speech event at homeschool tournaments. Competitors gather and are assigned specific apologetics prompts from which they prepare a … [Read more...] about What Is “Competitive” Apologetics?
https://youtu.be/6DfjB3YIZoY Now this video is a little different than most of my videos. I usually talk with people who are already involved in speech and debate, but this video talks to people … [Read more...] about 3 Things You MUST Know to Be in Homeschool Speech & Debate (VIDEO)