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Writing for Business
& Pleasure

by Stephen Wilbers
 

Quote of the week
Just now you said you “literally couldn’t get out of bed.”
That really makes me want to literally
smack a crowbar upside your head!
– “Weird Al” Yankovic, “Word Crimes” music video

 

 


Two 30-second writing exercises

Weekly error: Correct the error in the sentence below.
“She’s doing something she loves to do, however, she’s not making a living at it.”

Weekly tip: Revise the sentence below for stylistic effect.
“In the event that you arrive late, please use the side door.”
 

 
 

 

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