Watch Online Via Zoom: “State It Succinctly” Writing Workshop

Release Date: January 23 2023

Writing coach and editor Dr. Vernetta Mosley, founder of Cultivate the Writer

“State It Succinctly: Eliminating Wordiness From Writing” — the Spring 2023 Dissertation Writing Workshop (DWW) held on January 19, 2023 — is now available for viewing online via Zoom at this link: Spring 2023 DWW.

Brought to you by the Office of Graduate Diversity Initiatives (OGDI) in the UF Graduate School, this workshop features expert Dr. Vernetta Mosley — writing coach, editor and founder of Cultivate the Writer — whose mission is to teach others to communicate efficiently and effectively through the written word.

This workshop focuses on strategies for being more concise when writing, giving specific examples as well as distinguishing between style and grammar correctness. While some words that writers use are grammatically correct, they impede a reader’s ability to comprehend the information presented. Viewers will learn how to:

  • Understand style issues that make a document wordy.
  • Learn common words and phrases that impede conciseness.
  • Pinpoint ways to eliminate redundancy in writing.

Questions? Email OGDI at