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Rewrite and revise until done

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When I handed in the draft of my first book to John, I expected praise. A Hard Lesson “Are you serious?” John had spent only about thirty seconds looking at the manuscript of my first book. He was the editor who hired me to do the job. “Come around here.” He motioned me to his side of the desk. I  »  Read More

6/13/14: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

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You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Every week I point you to one or two pieces that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. This week I’m pointing you to  »  Read More

World Cup and Word Choice

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Today is the beginning of the 2014 World Cup and I’m feeling grateful that I don’t write about sports. That’s because I’d have to choose the word to describe the sport they’ll be playing in Sao Paulo today. The problem is that I’m an American. Same game, different names Americans call  »  Read More

5/30/14: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

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You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Every week I point you to one or two pieces that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. This week I’m pointing you to  »  Read More

5/2/14: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

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You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Every week I point you to one or two pieces that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. This week I’m pointing you to  »  Read More

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