Most of our clients work with us because they want to become more efficient (faster!) and more effective (clear! concise! nice!) writers for their jobs. They are not professional writers; they are professionals who write. And they want that writing to take less time and accomplish their goals more easily. We look forward to helping you learn these strategies, so that your work writing is easier and more effectively gets the people on the other end to do what you want them to do.
Plan messages using 7 quick questions
Craft effective sentences that are clear, concise, and nice
Identify and avoid 4 sentence errors: wordy phrases, -ly words, indefinite starters, and word choice errors
Identify and deploy 3 sentence tools when relevant: no/not, passive voice, pronouns: I, you, and we
Use 2 strategies effectively: short sentences and questions
Jenny Morse, PhD
President, CEO, and Lead Trainer[email protected]
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“The 7 questions for planning your writing will be helpful for all future correspondence and professional writing. The key to step away for 15 minutes after writing before reviewing your own writing. ”
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