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Writing Workshops
& Seminars

by Stephen Wilbers, Ph.D.

Writing tips & exercises
Click here for hundreds of free writing resources on topics ranging from
annoying phrases to punctuation, salutations, wordiness, and writer’s block.


On-site training seminars

"Techniques for Writers, Both Creative & Professional"
Please join me next spring when I offer another benefit writing workshop
for the Loft Literary Center.

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My column appears every other Monday in the Minneapolis Star Tribune,
If you missed it on hard copy, you can read it here.



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



Two 30-second writing exercises

Weekly error: Correct the error in the sentence below.
“When we meet you should be prepared to present your paper, ‘Harry Potter and Executive Magic.’”

Weekly tip: Revise the sentence below for stylistic effect.
“She decorated the bedroom her favorite color, which is black.”



Quote of the week
“I found that once I wrote about [something lost], it loses its charge. Creativity is a kind of mourning.”
– Honor Moore, at a Loft Mentor Reading, February 6, 2009