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Lunch Talk: "Craft a Powerful and Memorable Profile" with Alice Osborn

On Thursday, September 26th, we welcome back Lunch Talk speaker Alice Osborn! The title of Alice’s talk will be: “Craft a Powerful and Memorable Profile.”

How do you stand out from the crowd and make others remember who you are? Through the power of your written bio/profile on your social media channels, website and marketing collateral. Alice started her own successful writing and editing services company from the ground up and is here to share her profile secrets with you, which include the emotional power of story, conciseness and humor. Alice will discuss how to write a killer profile others will read and want to steal! Audience participation required.



Lunch is $12 (be ready to pay at the door). Our lunch talk meetups run from 11:30 to 1:00.

We will have open mingling and networking from 11:30 to 12:00. At 12:00, we will begin the formal presentation by the speaker. Presentations typically run approximately 45 minutes.The buffet will be open for the entire time, but we ask that attendees not go up to the buffet during the presentation. The buffet will continue to be open after the event is concluded.

Please get your food and be ready for the presentation to start promptly at noon.Be sure to bring plenty of business cards!


About Alice Osborn

Born in Washington, D.C., the winter after Watergate to a Masterpiece Theater-obsessed mother and Archie Bunker-obsessed father, Alice’s past educational and work experience is unusually varied, and it now feeds her work as a poet, as well as an editor, coach and marketing consultant for writers. After the Steaming Stops is her most recent collection of poetry; previous collections are Right Lane Ends and Unfinished Projects. Alice is also the editor of the short fiction anthology, Tattoos (Main Street Rag, 2012). She has taught classes and writing workshops to hundreds of aspiring authors of nearly all ages (from 9 to 90), both in person and online. Her work has appeared in the News and Observer, The Broad River Review, The Pedestal Magazine, Soundings Review and in numerous journals and anthologies. Alice lives in Raleigh with her husband, two children and now two parakeets: Woodbird and Perry. Birdstein wants you to know he exchanged this world for a better one. Visit Alice's website at


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  • Alice Osborn, W.

    Thank you, Triangle Lunch Talks, for having me and for all of the great questions today! It was so much fun to meet all of you and discuss how to write stronger profiles!

    September 26, 2013

  • Dan S.

    Quite excited about seeing and hearing and learning from Alice . I
    always learn something new that I can apply immediately when Alice presents . She is awesome and amazing!

    September 25, 2013

  • Teri S.

    Alice, I do plan to be there. Thank you for setting this up!

    September 25, 2013

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