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by Stephen Wilbers
 

Quote of the week
“If only I could manage, without annoyance to my family, to get imprisoned for 10 years, without hard labour, and with the use of books and writing materials, it would be simply delightful!”
– Lewis Carroll
 

 


Two 30-second writing exercises

Weekly error: Correct the error in the sentence below.
“Although I think the Smith’s are nice people, I’m pleased we’re going to the Jones’ for the weekend.”

Weekly tip: Revise the sentence below for stylistic effect.
“I love to weigh, to settle, to gravitate toward that which most strongly and rightfully attracts me, not hang by the beam of the scale and try to weigh less.”
 

 
 

 

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