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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

"Techniques for Writers, Both Creative & Professional"
Please join me next spring when I offer another benefit writing workshop
for the Loft Literary Center.

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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.



Take the Grammar, Proofreading, Punctuation, and Word Choice Challenges.



Two 30-second writing exercises

Weekly error: Correct the error in the sentence below.
“The ‘90s were a great decade – at least for some Americans – but I think we missed a golden opportunity to solve some long-term problems.”

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.”



Quote of the week
“I think that young writers have to roll around like oranges on a conveyor belt. They have to try it all.”
– John McPhee