|Monthly PLAIN Meeting - September 7, 2015|
GSA, 1800 F St., NW, Washington, DC 20405, Room 6004Time: 2-3 p.m.
September 7, 2016 (We really do mean 2016 - the heading is stuck on 2015. Sorry.) And we know it's not the second Wednesday.
Secrets* to Writing
Clearly & Concisely
Power Editing: Make Every Word Count
In this one-hour program, Gary Kinder will teach you tricks and techniques to help you recognize dull and unnecessary words, which you can remove for clearer, more concise letters, reports, memoranda, and emails. The presentation includes a workbook, lecture, audience participation, and live exercises. Anyone in a government agency will benefit.
Objective: To further the goal of the Plain Writing Act of 2010 by helping you:
2:00 p.m. - Clear & Concise - seven signs for spotting unnecessary words
WordRake creator, Gary Kinder, has taught over 1,000 writing programs for the American Bar Association and firms, law departments, and agencies, like Jones Day, WilmerHale, Sidley, VISA, KPMG, Microsoft, NOAA, and Social Security Administration. He is also author of the New York Times bestseller Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea.
Nearest metro is Farragut West (blue/orange). Once you exit, go south on 18th St. to F St and make a right on F (the main entrance is on the left side of F St.
Because of technical issues with the current RSVP function, please use the form on http://www.plainlanguage.gov/site/contactus.cfm
Leave the selection on Plain Language Question and include the text "RSVP for SEPTEMBER 2016 meeting." Add your name, agency, and whether you will attend in person or via conference call.
Call-in information will be forwarded only to those who register and who indicate they'd like to call in. RSVP by Monday, 9/5/16.