Program Objectives (1 of 2) : Program Objectives (1 of 2) To acquire generally useful techniques for effective writing.
To learn specific skills that apply to all forms of writing.
To utilize easy exercises that can help to improve your writing. Program Objectives (2 of 2) : Program Objectives (2 of 2) To become familiar with common writing mistakes
To gain insights that improve all
Forms of business writing
To develop specific skills to meet
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WRITING EFFECTIVELY Definition : Definition To communicate specific information or ideas, utilizing the formats, language, and content relevant to the workplace. Relevant Quotes (1 of 2) : Relevant Quotes (1 of 2) “A writer doesn't solve problems. He or she allows them to emerge.” - Friedrich Dürrenmatt “Authors who never give you something to disagree with never give you any- thing to think about.” - Michael LaRocca Relevant Quotes (2 of 2) : Relevant Quotes (2 of 2) “You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” - Mark Twain “Prose is architecture, not interior decoration.” - Ernest Hemingway The ABC’s of Writing (1 of 4) : The ABC’s of Writing (1 of 4) Writing aims to capture a thought or idea, to transfer it to a permanent format, making it tangible.
The responsibility for that transfer falling squarely on the writer’s shoulder.
If communication is the ultimate goal, write for your audience, not for personal style. The ABC’s of Writing (2 of 4) : The ABC’s of Writing (2 of 4) Verbal communication is aided by nonverbal cues, like hand movements and facial expressions.
Writing has to be much clearer than spoken language because it lacks these assisting cues.
Objective, factually-based writing is stronger and more persuasive than writing that relies on opinion and hearsay. The ABC’s of Writing (3 of 4) : The ABC’s of Writing (3 of 4) Any idea can be conveyed through writing. If you can think it, you can write it.
Great care is required to ensure that your message is accurately interpreted by its audience.
Nearly any statement can be shortened while retaining its full content; concise wording is less likely to be misinterpreted. The ABC’s of Writing (4 of 4) : The ABC’s of Writing (4 of 4) There is always more to say about a topic.
Good writing is composed of many ideas, all connected by a single purpose (e.g. a thesis statement).
Every sentence should relate to the central goal of the paper. General Writing Tips (1 of 11) : General Writing Tips (1 of 11) Be conscious of paragraph size and structure. Keep each appropriate for the paper’s purpose.
Open each paragraph with a statement, and then follow that statement up with evidence. The Ins and Outs of Paragraphs: General Writing Tips (2 of 11) : General Writing Tips (2 of 11) Do not present new points at the ends of paragraphs. Make a claim first, and then go about supporting it before moving on. Slide 14: About This Product: To download this entire Writing PowerPoint presentation visit ReadySetPresent.comOver 100+ slides on topics such as: Acquire useful techniques for effective writing and learn skills that apply to all forms of writing. Writing PowerPoint Presentation Content slides includes topics such as: 16 rules of writing, 26 writing tips, writing pitfalls, exercises, applications, 8 slides on sentence structuring, writer’s block, solution to writer’s block, brainstorming, 4 slides on free writing, 5 slides on letter writing, introductory letters, sales writing, sales letters, report writing, framing a report, tips and mistakes for media dealings, how to’s and more. Royalty Free – Use Them Over and Over Again. Please Visit: www.ReadySetPresent.com