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5 Ways Reading Fiction Helps Your Business Writing Skills

Posted by Kelly Sherman   Apr 13, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Cognitive science research shows that reading fiction makes you a more well-rounded person and will improve your quality of life both personally and professionally.

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Topics: business writing, effective writing, writing skills

Fun Ways to Improve Your Writing Skills in 2017

Posted by Phil Jamieson   Jan 4, 2017 7:30:00 AM

 

If one of your New Year's resolutions is to improve your writing skills, you won't need to roll out of bed by 5 a.m. to go to your local gym. You can keep this resolution anywhere.

Like any resolution that's worth keeping, improving your writing skills will take some effort. The good news is that it doesn't need to be cumbersome. Learning how to write well takes practice. Learning how to have fun while writing takes practice and a bit of creativity.

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Topics: writing tips, writing, effective writing

The Semicolon and Independent Clauses

Posted by Phil Jamieson   Sep 13, 2011 5:30:00 AM

It is not uncommon to see commas, semicolons, and periods confused when it comes to joining two independent clauses for forceful and effective writing. Make your writing more powerful by understanding the proper use of the semicolon.

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Topics: punctuation, periods, independent clauses, effective writing

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