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You know how important exercise is to good health—well, it’s just as important to good writing! Don’t worry: you won’t need to become an award-winning dancer or run a marathon (or even run to the corner) or do a record-breaking number of pushups. But you should try some of the exercises in these articles to make your prose more captivating. Best of all, they are actually fun! (Photo: Brooklyn Villeneuve, The Dance Club)


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