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Writing for Business
& Pleasure

by Stephen Wilbers
 


Quote of the week

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”
– Jack London
 

 


Two 30-second writing exercises

Weekly error: Correct the error in the sentence below.
“Please send the memo to John and I.”

Weekly tip: Revise the sentence below for stylistic effect.
“Prior to my beginning to teach writing, I was unaware that I was using so many wordy expressions.”
 

 
 

 

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