If you'd like to improve your
writing, but your schedule won’t permit you to devote large blocks of time to
the effort, this email course is for you.
Every Tuesday for six weeks you will receive a new lesson, delivered to
your email inbox for you to do as your schedule permits.
Each lesson consists of
four components: two sets of exercises, a lesson drawn from the best of my
previously published columns, and a helpful resource or recommendation for
further reading. The exercises, in the form of a brief pre-test and post-test,
are fun to do, and the lesson is easy to understand and apply to your everyday
Give it more time if you
can, but you can learn to write more effectively by devoting as little as 10
minutes a week.
Topics, Series 1:
Correct usage (word choice)
Habits of good writing
Topics, Series 2:
Dangling and misplaced modifiers
Both series also include
a seventh review lesson.
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, I include answers and