No Writer's Block for John Kerry
Posted on July 15, 2004
So how does a presidential candidate write that all-important acceptance speech at his party's convention? This Associated Press story has some fascinating tidbits about John Kerry's writing process for his big speech at the Democratic National Convention at the end of July. Kerry, a former prosecutor, is no stranger to writing speeches and closing arguments in criminal trials. He talks about how exercise and being near the ocean inspire him creatively and why he writes all his speeches out in longhand.