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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

Management of Technology:
April 22 technical communication seminar

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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.




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.
“What a great time to invest in the stock market! Businesses such as airlines who are losing money today are all but certain to rebound in the future.”

Weekly tip: Revise the sentence below for stylistic effect.
“It is my recommendation that we undertake a study of recidivism.”



Quote of the week
“There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.”
– Red Smith