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Make your writing faster, clearer, and stronger.  Writamins: for better business through better writing.

Choosing the Right Word

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug” wrote Mark Twain. These Writamins clarify the meanings of commonly confused word pairs such as affect and effect and rebut and refute. They also clue you in to the correct forms of popular idioms such as touch base and the 800-pound gorilla. When you want to make sure you’re using the right word, look here.

 

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Zoom! Roar! Pounce! Write with Verbs Written by Elizabeth Danziger * WorkTalk Communications Consulting
Omit Needless Words: Limit Low-Information Phrases. Written by Elizabeth Danziger * WorkTalk Communications Consulting
Eliminate Unnecessary Nouns Written by Elizabeth Danziger * WorkTalk Communications Consulting
Avoid Unnecessary Nouns Written by Elizabeth Danziger * WorkTalk Communications Consulting
Me, Myself, and Me Written by Elizabeth Danziger
Distinction Between May and Might Written by Elizabeth Danziger
Misused Sound-Alikes Written by Elizabeth Danziger
Avoid Weather Reports: Use Words That Act Written by Elizabeth Danziger
Commonly Misused Phrases Written by Elizabeth Danziger
Reduced Down to Its Very Unique Elements: Redundancies and Absurdities Written by Elizabeth Danziger

Why choose WorkTalk trainings?

  • Taught by a professional writer. +

    These courses are not taught by a general skills trainer who happens to teach writing. Elizabeth Danziger has been published by major publishing houses such as Random House and Harcourt Brace. Her work has appeared in many national magazines. She is an expert writer and editor who brings her knowledge as a resource to participants.
  • Customized. +

    Every Worktalk training is customized to the client's needs. We meet with you, analyze writing samples from your organization, and customize our training to target the specific challenges that employees in your organization face.
  • Energetic and entertaining. +

    With plenty of exercises and opportunities for interaction, the Worktalk trainings move quickly. Subjects that were terrifying in grammar school become fun and interesting in these outstanding programs.
  • Proven results. +

    In trainings all over the country, Ms. Danziger has enabled participants to streamline their organizing process, eliminate persistent errors, and drastically cut their revision time. Clients spend less time on key communications while producing better relationships and results. Sales people get more positive responses from prospects.
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