He gulped, taking a deep breath. “You're a solid speaker,” he told himself. “They'll love you.” His positive self-talk wasn't working; if anything, he felt more anxious than ever.
What was that technique his girlfriend taught him?
Oh, yeah--picture the audience naked!
He peeked through the curtain, and almost fell over laughing.
“Thanks, dear,” Zane thought. Piece of cake now!