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Poll: Where should writing be taught?

by • June 03, 2015
Should writing be taught across disciplines poll

Writing is critical for success in life. In order to better understand how people feel about the state of English language and writing education, we’ve put together a series of weekly polls. Cast your vote each Wednesday, then share your thoughts in the comments!

6 Email Etiquette Tips that May Surprise You

by • May 29, 2015
6 Email Etiquette Tips that May Surprise You

Email correspondence is simple, easy, and convenient to quickly contact coworkers and family members across the world. However, it isn’t all roses with email. If you don’t use the proper etiquette, you can end up annoying your recipients. You’ve probably already heard the basic email etiquette tips,… MORE →

5 Ways to Write Concisely

by • May 27, 2015
always cut it out

Nobody writes a perfect first draft. Whether you love the red pen or hate it with a passion, your first draft will require some polishing. The trick is to write prose that’s brilliant yet brief, colorful yet concise. Here are five tips for writing concisely. Cut Weasel… MORE →

5 Memos That Went Terribly Wrong

by • May 21, 2015
5 Memos that went terribly wrong

In the world of digital communications, pretty much everyone can relate to an email experience going terribly wrong at work. Ever hit “reply all” and sprayed a private message to a group of co-workers and lived to regret it? Writing internal business communications shouldn’t be fraught with… MORE →