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by Stephen Wilbers, Ph.D.

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Join the team!
Learn how your organization can benefit
from the Loft Literary Center's new program,

"Writing at Work"

Also, please join me for "Techniques for Writers,"
a half-day seminar on May 16.

Take the Grammar, Proofreading, Punctuation, and Word Choice Challenges.



Two 30-second writing exercises

Weekly error: Correct the error in the sentence below.
“I was so agitated that I grabbed a piece of stationary and gave the editor a piece of my mind.”

Weekly tip: Revise the sentence below for stylistic effect.
“Due to the fact that we finished early, I’m giving everyone the day off tomorrow.”




Quote of the week
“If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that’s read by persons who move their lips when they’re reading to themselves.”
– Don Marquis