eTips Mid-Month MiniTM

March 2006

Welcome to the eTips Mid-Month Mini, an UpWrite Press extra
designed to get you actively involved with writing.

| Business Writers' Forum | Writing Tips | Word Pair of the Month |
| Coming Next Month | Blended Learning |

Writers' Forum NEW! Join our Business Writers' Forum

Watch for your chance to be heard! Beginning in our April eTips, we will present a question or situation for you to consider and comment on. Then, each month in our Mid-Month Mini, we will print the best responses, along with a brief feature about you and your company. It’s your chance to present yourself to thousands of eTips readers. Check out our April eTips for details.

Meanwhile, here are some things that might be of interest...

Writing Tips


Three Ways!

Now there are three convenient ways to get our weekly Weblog dose of writing help!

1. Tune In! Now you can hear great advice about writing, through our weekly podcasts. Simply go to and click on the XML PODCAST button to find the feed.


2. Blog On! Check out our weekly blog. Each entry will offer a quick way to shape or firm your writing. Think of it as calisthenics for your mind!

3. Get It Delivered! The UpWrite Press RSS news feed delivers our latest Weblog entries directly to your newsreader. Go to and click on the XML NEWSFEED button.

News feed

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WORD PAIR of the MONTH: Discreet/Discrete

Are you using them correctly?

Discreet means “showing good judgment” or “modest and unobtrusive.”

The position changes were handled in a very discreet manner,
so no one was offended.

Discrete means “distinct or separate.”

We maintain several discrete storage areas to assure stock protection.

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Our Products

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Blended Learning for Better Writing

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On Target

Coming in the April eTips

Bad-News Messages

Make writing these difficult messages easier with these tips.

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