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Perfect Phrases for Writing Company Announcements: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Powerful Internal and External Communications by Harriet Diamond

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Chapter 13Write On!

“The beautiful part of writing is that you don’t have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon.”

—Robert Cromier

If you’re creating an announcement that’s more than a phrase or two, breaking the project into steps will help make the process more manageable and assure that you don’t miss important final steps, such as proofreading. We recommend using a standard writing process, such as the following “Six Steps to Good Writing.” Beyond these six steps, we recommend that you become familiar with some of the most common grammatical errors, such as “The Top Five Grammar Flubs” explained in this chapter. While they are often made, they’re still not accepted as correct, and they will affect your image.

Also, announcements—especially ...

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