More than $3.1 billion! That’s how much is being spent by businesses
annually on remedial writing training. According to a study from CollegeBoard, a panel
established by the National Commission on Writing, blue chip businesses
are spending as much as $3.1 billion on remedial writing training each
year for their employees. Today, in a business world driven by online content, this is especially true. But poor writing skills can be improved.
Writer Herb Boyd says: "One of the problems about being a relatively successful author—and even a
more visible journalist—is the accumulation of friends and fans, many
of them published writers with books in search of blurbs, forewords, and
most importantly reviews."
Here, Boyd tells us "what’s to be done", and he offers up a few "brief reviews" while he's at it.