Speeches / Workshops

Debbie Merion Author Events

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Do people read what you write? Would you like to have more of an impact?

I specialize in communications consulting, including training professionals to publish eBooks and helping families and students reduce the stress around writing high school and grad school application essays. I am also an enthusiastic and certified public speaker through Toastmasters, International.

In these videos I discuss my passion: writing

“Great Speech Writing Tips”

“College Night”

As a former college English instructor, an enthusiastic and credentialed public speaker, I offer these speeches/workshops:

Write With Power

Learn five strategies for creating writing that is as clear as a windowpane and as memorable as the Mona Lisa.  These simple but powerful concepts apply to evaluations, proposals, pitching ideas, or even your everyday email.

Create an EBook

You can become an Amazon Kindle eBook author! Conquer the step-by-step process of uploading your work. It’s easier than you think. An example of an ebook I published is here.

Essay Coaching Events–Visit the Essay Coaching Events Page

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Write debbie@essaycoaching.com if you are interested in an event like this in your community.

  1. Cool Careers in Writing: Washtenaw Community College: March 27, 2014  More details
  2. College Night Online:  Webinar: April, 2014  More details
  3. Ann Arbor Area College Fair:  April 10, 2014
  4. Finish Your Writing Project:  Ann Arbor Rec and Ed Class:  June 25-July 23, 2014  More details
  5. Gold Medal Winner of the 2014 Global Ebook Awards for Solving the College Admissions Puzzle.  (More details)
  6. Mom’s a Genius:  WXYZ TV Sept 22 and 23, 2014  More details
  7. How to Write an Outstanding College Application Essay,  Community High School in Ann Arbor, Sept 24, 2014
  8. How to Write an Outstanding Great College Application Essay, EMU and AADL  Eastern Michigan University Early College Alliance, Oct 2, 2014 3-5 PM
  9. College Night, Ann Arbor District Library, Oct 2, 2014  More details
  10. “Ask an Expert” Seven Secrets for Writing Standout College Essays, St. Clair County RESA 499 Range Road, Marysville, MI 48040:  Thursday, October 16, 2014   More details
  11. Sharpening the Details in A Description of a Person:  Core Business Advisors, Nov. 19, 2014
  12. Fast Pens and Down Dogs:  Cancer Support Community, Ann Arbor, MI Nov. 23, 2014 More details
  13. Debbie Merion LLC Open House  343 S. Main St., Suite 209-B  Ann Arbor MI 48103 December 5, 2014