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by Stephen Wilbers
 


Quote of the week

The world depends upon that small beating in your heart.”
– Angelina Grimke to her sister, Sarah,
quoted in Sue Monk Kidd’s The Invention of Wings
 

 


Two 30-second writing exercises

Weekly error: Correct the error in the sentence below.
“The web of lies have obscured the true issue, which is the integrity of our system.”

Weekly tip: Revise the sentence below for stylistic effect.
“I found the collection of poems by Walt Whitman beside my dictionary under the table in the dining room.”
 

 
 

 

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