About

Through his Writing with Clarity workshops, writing coach Ken O’Quinn has helped thousands of business professionals worldwide to express their ideas and tell their stories in ways that capture attention and keep readers engaged.

Corporate communicators, business professionals, and executives at such companies as Facebook, Chevron, Visa, Oracle, John Deere, Raytheon, Burson-Marsteller, and Fleishman Hillard have turned to Writing with Clarity for the techniques of well-crafted communication.

Writing has been Ken O’Quinn’s primary interest and lifelong profession. After a career in newspapers and with the Associated Press, he took his passion for the writing craft to the private sector as a corporate writing workshop leader.

Ken is the author of Perfect Phrases for Business Letters, and Business Writing for Managers.

Drawing on his extensive research, his writing and editing experience, and his compassion for writers, he provides a range of business professionals with important techniques and with the encouragement to write with confidence.

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By Ken O’Quinn

Perfect Phrases for Business Letters (McGraw-Hill) Perfect Phrases for Business Letters

Provides the right words and phrases for any situation - quickly. The book was reprinted in Japanese because of high-volume sales there.


TD at Work — Business Writing for Managers

The Association for Talent Development invited Ken to write this 22-page booklet for the TD at Work series.

Current Blog Post

  • Reference Resources For All Writers

    Reference Resources For All Writers

    Little, Brown Handbook, a simplified, comprehensive book on all aspects of writing. The Grammar Bible: Everything You Always Wanted to …

Praise from Clients

Ken O’Quinn is the best writing coach I have ever worked with.
Karen BartuchGlobal Operations LeaderPricewaterhouseCoopers

Ken O’Quinn is the best writing coach I have ever worked with.

Karen BartuchGlobal Operations LeaderPricewaterhouseCoopers

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