The ability to craft clear, concise written communications is essential for success in the workplace. This introductory workshop will teach participants how to formulate ideas and organize thoughts before writing, as well as the logistics of good writing. It will also cover how to maintain clarity and focus, how to compose strong sentences and cogent paragraphs, and the importance of basic grammar and punctuation. Participants will also learn how to eliminate jargon, and how to write lively, precise, engaging copy. Laptop or tablet with WiFi access required.
David Cataneo, a native of Yonkers, NY, graduated with honors from Boston University and worked for 22 years in Boston journalism at the Herald and Globe. He has been an adjunct professor of English and Journalism at the University of New Hampshire since 2009. He is also the director of the UNH Online Writing Lab. Cataneo is the author of six nonfiction books and one novel.