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& 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 for a two-hour benefit writing workshop
I'm offering as part of the Loft Literary Center's
40 Events for 40 Years in 40 Hours."
10 a.m.-noon, Friday, August 21

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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.
“I was surprised by your announcement at our July 30, 2015 meeting, when you gave 10 days’ notice.”

Weekly tip: Revise the sentence below for stylistic effect.
“We took very immediate action.”



Quote of the week


“You will have written exceptionally well if, by skillful arrangement of your words, you have made an ordinary one seem original.”
– Horace