Microsoft Word for Writers, with Don Lesser

Learn the tips and shortcuts that help writers work more efficiently! In this workshop, writers will master the tools in Microsoft Word that make their creative lives easier—spacing, formatting, styles, section breaks, page numbers, and headers and footers. In addition to these critical skills that help with drafting, we’ll also cover the tools that are critical for editing, such as track changes, comments, and markups. This class is suitable for Windows and Mac users but will be taught on a Windows computer. Easy translations for Macs will be provided! At the end, each writer will go home with a full manual of tools to simplify their writing process!

This workshop will be held online. 

Saturday, September 25, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ($50)

A graduate of the University of Massachusetts MFA program, Don Lesser has been a professional writer, trainer, and programmer for 30-(sometimes very) odd years. He has written technical manuals and corporate training materials for the Fortune 2000, as well as cooking articles and restaurant reviews for Hampshire Life and Edible Pioneer Valley. His work received the James Peterson Scholarship and honorable mentions for the Greenbrier and Apicus scholarships at the Greenbrier Symposium for Professional Food Writers. In 1990, he founded Pioneer Training to deliver computer training and programming to Western Massachusetts and beyond. He is currently at work on a novel.

Don Lesser