Writing with Style:
A 10-Week Email Course
$129 (reduced from
Use the convenience of online learning to achieve steady,
measurable progress in your writing skills. This course will
help you develop a nondescript style into writing that is
lively, colorful, and distinctive.
If you are a busy
person who wants to improve your writing style, this course is for you.
Lessons will be delivered to your inbox on Wednesday mornings. Based on my
monthly tips, each lesson will require
only 10 to 15 minutes of your time. A series of exercises will help you
assess and sharpen your skills. Review exercises will help you achieve
competence in applying one stylistic technique before proceeding to the
next. With practice, you will incorporate these helpful techniques into
your everyday writing habits.
are the lessons:
Turn nouns into verbs
Don’t trust modifiers
parallel structure to write with distinction
wordy references to time
Add trailing elements
Pause for emphasis
End with the thought you intend to develop next
Appeal to the senses
Use ellipses to compress your sentence endings
All instruction and exercises are intended for you to work on independently. (In other words, your subscription does not include individual feedback or
review of your work.) So that you know if you are doing the exercises
correctly, however, answers to the exercises are provided.
As an incentive to try my series, I am offering
a free e-book,
Writing by Wilbers, my second
book of collected columns.
In addition, you may purchase
Writing for Business, my first collection that won a Minnesota
Book Award, at half price ($5.45,
reduced from $10.95). If you would like to
Writing for Business
with your series, please add $9 (includes $.39 sales tax and $3.16 shipping
and handling) to
your subscription fee.
|To subscribe to “Better
Style in 10 Weeks,” please
send a check for $129,
reduced from $149 (or $138
with Writing for Business) to Good Writing for Good Results,
4828 Tenth Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55417.
You also may make your purchase
by credit card by using the PayPal buttons below.
Because I offer the series on a continuous
basis, you may register at any time. Your first lesson will arrive via
email within one week after receipt of payment.
Reduced prices for
$109 per person for 2 to 6 persons (reduced from
$99 per person for 7 to 12 persons
$1,200 flat fee for 13 or more persons, with a one-year site license
entitling you to unlimited distribution within your
company or organization for one year.
If you are interested in
multiple registrations, please send me a
Also, if you are interested in offering my series to a group of staff members in an interactive,
online format (in which participants submit exercises for evaluation and
review), please send me a
query about costs.
I hope you enjoy the series!
Writing with Style, Series 1
One individual subscription
One subscription + Book
|Please note that you are purchasing the series for your personal use only. You are welcome to print a paper copy of each lesson for that purpose, but you
may not reproduce or forward copies of any part of the material to any other
individual or organization. Any unauthorized reproduction by any means is a
violation of copyright law.
If you have any
questions or would like additional information,
please send me an