Mitchell Kyd: Word Smith and Tale Weaver

Everyone Has a Story to Tell.

Who's Writing Your Story?

Whether you are looking for editing services and creative content development for your business or are an individual with ideas you'd like to get out of your head and onto paper, my role is to make your life easier.

Mitchell Kyd: Writer Extraordinaire

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Let's talk about how I can help you:

  • clarify your ideas
  • simplify the complicated
  • spotlight the positive
  • soften the difficult
  • personalize the generic
  • identify critical questions
  • shape sparkling responses
  • unite people in thought
  • move people to action
  • craft entertaining stories
  • delight your audience
  • produce it all professionally to your satisfaction

Who's writing your story?

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Overheard...

"Australian Aborigines say that the big stories-the stories worth telling and retelling, the ones in which you may find the meaning of your life-are forever stalking the right teller, sniffing and tracking like predators, hunting their prey in the bush." ~ Robert Moss, author of Dreamgates

Posted on: Oct 17, 2014

The Writer's Toolbox - Tips and Tricks

When Less Isn't Fewer

Choosing the correct term "less" or "fewer" is a common grammatical dilemma. Fortunately, the test for making the right choice is easy. If the thing you are describing can be counted, then "fewer" is correct. If it comes in bulk or otherwise can't be counted, then "less" is the right choice. Example: There is less supervision on the playground because fewer people are volunteering.

Success Stories

"My experience working with Yvonne was a very enjoyable one. The professional and inviting nature with which she conducts herself made it a pleasure to answer questions and tell my story as I was interviewed about my chiropractic practice. Even more enjoyable was the end result of a flattering article which captured the essence of the information and presented it in an entertaining light."

Brenna Bacon Ranieli, DC Chiropractic and Massage Center of Hagerstown

“In spite of the fact that I am a professional speaker, I always get a little nervous when I am interviewed for any kind of publication. Yvonne put me immediately at ease and made me feel as if I were talking with a dear friend. She was able to establish immediate rapport and the conversation flowed easily so I was able to be myself. Because of that, she captured the essence of my personality and the event I hosted in such a way that she made me proud to read it. Good writing is an art and Yvonne has mastered her craft with much success.”

Julie Gaver, Speaker, Trainer, Author, Creator of “Soles of Love in the Garden” charity event

"Well done! Thank you for your feature on Cumberland Valley School of Music. Everybody who has seen it has mentioned how refreshing it was to see the “story” being told and just not facts and figures. You truly captured what it is we do and what CVSM is all about. Very engaging and personal. Thanks again!!!"

Don Schaller Marketing & Communications Manager Cumberland Valley School of Music

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