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Exercising the Writing Process to Eliminate Error

One of the best ways to avoid common writing pitfalls is to follow an important writing process. People often think to use the writing process in formal writing or while in school, but it’s just as important to utilize this … Continue reading

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More on Writing in Style

A style manual will not cover all the grammatical and writing questions that you confront as someone who works for a tribal government. Even the most comprehensive guide will not tell you the proper way to address a tribal leader … Continue reading

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Writing in Style

Have you ever had an argument with one of your colleagues over whether this word or that should be capitalized or whether to use a comma or not? Before you come to blows with your office mates, remember this: you … Continue reading

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When You’re Editing, Use Your Head Not Your Computer

Welcome to Tips and Tricks Tuesday, a weekly column on grammar for tribal secretaries and administrative assistants. Despite all the technology that has made writing easier, it can’t take the place of a powerful vocabulary, a firm grasp of grammar … Continue reading

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