August 22, 2013
I prefer 'show and tell' rather than giving wordy explanations. Enjoy these examples (with very brief comments) of simple ways you can sharpen your writing - and that will please your readers.
February 11, 2013
Misplaced words and phrases can give the wrong message. Enjoy this collection of 'danglers'.
January 16, 2012
In my humble opinion, not proofreading a novel before publication damages the reputation of both the author and the publisher. Does the same principle apply to your business writing?
October 22, 2011
Sharing your technical information with non-technical readers presents challenges. These tips will help you write a clear, engaging and sharp document.
July 11, 2011
'Just write the way you speak.' Not always good advice! Use these writing tips to keep your writing clear, engaging and sharp.
March 18, 2011
Wouldn't we all like to be known for our stylish writing? These simple steps help you become a stylish writer ... your readers will love you for it.
December 3, 2010
Acronyms and other abbreviations are useful ways to express special terms - but they can exclude your readers. Follow these tips to make it easier for your readers to understand what you're saying.
March 24, 2010
Find out why I encourage writers to focus on readers rather than the writing. As well, I give you a number of other ways that make your writing easy to read. After all, we write for a reason, and we don't want our documents sitting in someone's 'read when I get around to it' basket.
March 9, 2010
There's nothing worse than losing your reader. You risk losing their business, or perhaps they won't fully understand your message. Learn some basic things you can do that will help your readers enjoy your writing, understand your message and take the action you want them to.