Writing Clearly in the Workplace

Your job descrip­tion may not say writer”, but some­how you spend a large part of your day writ­ing mem­os, let­ters, and pro­pos­als. The biggest prob­lem in work­place writ­ing is not nec­es­sar­i­ly bad gram­mar, but too many words per thought. Wordy writ­ing lacks clar­i­ty. Learn­ing to avoid cer­tain gram­mat­i­cal con­struc­tions will help you process prose that makes your mean­ing crys­tal clear. This work­shop will focus on George Orwell’s six rules of good writ­ing and the nec­es­sary gram­mat­i­cal infor­ma­tion to put them into prac­tice. Ample time will be devot­ed to in-class rein­force­ment exercises.
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