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Hedgebrook Offers Unforgettable Writers Workshops

I just returned from four glorious days on Whidbey Island, Washington where I attended a writers workshop with 50 amazing women from all over the U.S. I’m working on a memoir and this workshop was just what I needed to nurture my inner artist and get inspired. Show More Summary

Campus Escort

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, chats with readers weekly on Mondays here at Slate. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

Office Stalker

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Dear Prudence Live Chat

Need help getting along with partners, relatives, co-workers, and people in general? Ask Dear Prudence! Emily Yoffe takes your questions on manners, morals, and more. Submit yours ahead of time below:

Dear Prudence: Food-Monitor Boss

In this week’s video, Prudie counsels a man who feels like his health-obsessed supervisor is trying to control his diet.

Portable Erotics

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is online weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

5 Essential Elements of Every Business Email

With every business email you have the opportunity to make an impression. The onus is on you, as the author, to make sure that the intent and tone you wish to relay is what comes across to those you email. Professional? Credible? Trustworthy? And, with every email you also run the risk of giving a […]

Runaway Guest

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is online weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

Frankly, My Dear, I Don’t Give a Damn

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Dear Prudence: Obnoxious Résumé Request

In this week's video Prudie counsels a man who has reservations about recommending his ex-colleague at his new job.

Jeepers, Peepers

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, chats with readers weekly. Starting June 10, the live chat will be hosted here on Slate. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

Money vs. Honey

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, chats with readers weekly. Starting June 10, the live chat will be hosted here on Slate. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

“We Are All Homeless” Project

Have you ever pulled up to an intersection and seen a homeless person asking for money? I think we all have. Do you roll up your windows, lock your doors, and look straight ahead? I always did, until one of my family members became homeless. Show More Summary

Is Business E-mail Too Easy?

A concerned site visitor comments: “Do we overuse e-mail as a business communication medium? In many instances, e-mail is the “easy approach” but not necessarily the best approach.” Yes, we are. Many choose to take the lazy, easy way out and not pick up the telephone or have an in-person meeting when that is what […] Read the rest here... Is Business E-mail Too Easy?

Let It Go

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Dear Prudence: Online Friends vs. IRL Family

In this week’s video Prudie counsels a woman whose family doesn't understand the close connections she's made with online friends.

Mistaken Ecstasy

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

No One Will Believe

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

Lies and Consequences

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Business E-mail Reply Expectations? Pronto Tonto!

How soon should you expect a reply to a business e-mail? Promptly and within at least 24 hours. A company that does not respond promptly to your inquiries doesn’t “get” technology and may be difficult to deal with via e-mail moving forward. Show More Summary

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