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Saturday, November 1 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Quick Fixes for Common Writing Problems

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Not everyone has time or editors to polish their writing as well as they might like. But there are a number of very easy things you can incorporate into your writing (and your reporting) to help make things clearer for readers, and keep them from having to back up, stop or wonder what the heck you’re talking about. A reader who has to do any of those things is a potential reader lost. Be prepared to share!


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Merrill Perlman

High priestess, Merrill Perlman Consulting
Merrill Perlman wears many hats, most of which tend to blow off in stiff winds: teacher (Columbia J-School, Poynter/NewsU, trainer of journalists and muggles in person); editor (Kindle Singles, Rosetta Books, ProPublica); writer (Language Corner for Columbia Journalism Review); friendly-ish face in Central Park in New York (Greeter Guide and tour guide); activist for clear communications (agnostic on the serial comma, unless your refusal to use... Read More →

Saturday November 1, 2014 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Fiesta 11, 12 La Quinta Resort and Club

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