This webinar discusses several of the most common non-rules that you can stop wasting time on, plus several rules you need to keep to ensure clarity and credibility in your writing.
WHAT WILL I LEARN:
Rules to follow and rules to ignore regarding:
- Pronouns and agreement
- Homophones and synonyms
- Sentence structure
- Neologisms and foreign borrowings
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE:
Editors and writers, journalism instructors.
Lisa McLendon runs the Bremner Editing Center at the University of Kansas journalism school, where she also teaches editing and grammar. She has previously worked as a copy editor and book reviewer at the Wichita (Kan.) Eagle and as a copy editor, designer and desk chief at the Denton (Texas) Record-Chronicle. She began her journalism career in 2000 after earning a doctorate in Slavic linguistics from the University of Texas.