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Avoiding Common Writing Errors

Adapted from advice created by Sue Slick

Spelling & Capitalization

Punctuation

Grammar

Structure, Sentence Beginnings, & Transitions

Voice & Point of View

Other Issues When Editing

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he will tell you the truth. -Oscar Wilde (more quotes)

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Some content and curriculum based on work by: Maysee Herr, Rand Spiro, Lisa Bardon, Quinn Stanley, Larry Riggs, Pat Shaw, Sue Slick, and others at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. Unattributed images are the work of the author or taken from Microsoft PowerPoint.

Last revised 6/8/16