'The Modern Couple's Guide to Wedding Speeches'

A new class of wedding speech book…

‘The Modern Couple’s Guide to Wedding Speeches’ is being hailed as the ultimate speech toolkit for grooms and brides wanting to add a magical moment to their day.

Written by Speechy’s Founder, Heidi Ellert-McDermott, and published by Little, Brown, this guide will help you write and deliver a speech that’s memorable for the right reasons.


Groom or bride, straight or gay.

Throw out that old, cheesy wedding speech book.  There’s no longer an excuse for speeches to be a tedious succession of predictable platitudes, outdated etiquette, and embarrassing dad jokes & wedding gags.

A great wedding speech should kick off the party and your marriage with a bang! It’s an opportunity to drop a lovebomb on your partner (and your guests!) and be fondly remembered for decades to come.

This book is designed to help you nail it. Written by Speechy’s TopDog, it also includes speech examples from the Speechy team of wordsmiths and advice from influential wedding influencers from around the world including celebrity wedding planner David Tutera, Kat Williams of Rock n Roll Brides, and Eduardo A Braniff, Founder of Men’s Vows.

Your Speechy Stylist

Heidi’s advice has been quoted everywhere from the Daily Mail to the New York Times, and with insights and trade secrets from comedians and TV scriptwriters, ‘The Modern Couple’s Guide to Wedding Speeches’ is the ultimate toolkit for couples wanting to make their wedding speeches a little more wonderful.


Eleonora Tucci, Group Editor at Weddings & Honeymoons Media –  “A wonderful book for couples who want to prepare a memorable speech and create something personalised for such a special occasion.”

Zoe Burke, Editor at Hitched ‘This comprehensive guide is a must-have for any modern couple who want their wedding speeches to be creative and curated – no cookie-cutter templates here!’

Eduardo Braniff, Editor-in-Chief at Men’s Vows “For as long as there have been speeches, there’s been a need for advice on how to give great ones. Heidi’s book provides anyone giving a speech—wedding or otherwise—with the tools, tips, and tricks to turn the mic-shy into great orators!”

Kat WilliamsFounder of Rock n Roll Bride – “The perfect book for couples who want to break the rules and avoid clichés when it comes to their wedding day speeches.”

Create a Lifelong Memory

The book will help you…

  • Plan the perfect speech line-up
  • Decide how to represent your union ‘on mic’
  • Swot up on modern speech etiquette
  • Gather cracking content and curate your best material
  • Discover the simple speechwriter techniques that will help you develop unique, humorous, and sentimental lines to add wit and depth to your speech
  • Learn the trade secrets to delivering like a pro
  • Get inspired by over a dozen wedding speech examples written by professional speechwriters

Buy now!

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Published by Little, Brown and written by Speechy's  Heidi Ellert-McDermott, this modern speech guide is a must-have for all nearlyweds.


Expert advice on speech planning, writing and
delivery, as well as speech examples written by
the Speechy wordsmiths and advice from
celebrity wedding influencers.


Ditch the Googled gags and cheesy clichés,
and make your speeches a wedding day highlight.


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