Speak

If you didn’t know, April is National Poetry Month. It’s a time to highlight the impact poetry can have on our lives. An
Practice saying "No" and its semantically softer companions: No thank you. I'd rather not. I don't think so. Not just now
For example, Ms. K. said to me, "If they like my sculpture, I fear I'll ultimately disappoint them with my next piece." 3
Consider a change in your communication habits. Words are powerful. They create romance, build business and topple kingdoms. Use them to your advantage. Here are four ways you can create greater influence in your life by using the right words.
This week is the 32nd annual Banned Books Week, described by organizers as a "celebration of the freedom to read." Books
Oh, for heavens sakes. A guy named Richard Swier in Florida thinks that SPEAK is "child pornography."
Brian: It's like connective tissue. If you look within yourself and think, “What are these people thinking of me? This isn’t
Speaking in public is often considered to be our number one fear. So who in his or her right mind would willingly hop on
Wouldn't it be great if everyone could speak up for what they wanted? That was the point when my whole life turned around and I started to have more of what I wanted in my life. It was necessary to get to where I am today.
Following last Saturday's colloquium at Simmons, I had an interesting dinner conversation with Megan Whalen Turner and Virginia
Judy Blume and fellow authors and readers have rallied behind Laurie Halse Anderson's acclaimed young adult novel about the
For an event like this, it never hurts to have a cause célèbre, and this year, organizers needn't have gone very far in search
Held annually during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of intellectual freedom and draws
Roger Sutton, editor of The Horn Book, responded on his blog by quoting an earlier review of "Speak," in which he defends