Editors give your writing that 'je ne sais quoi' that will have your readers loving and understanding every word.
you and I ... you and me ... some quick tips to help you get it right every time.
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.
Literally having my teeth set on edge was much more painful than I suspected the metaphor implies. So it was time for me to explore the origins of some everyday sayings. I'm anticipating a new richness to my writing as I think about them - do you want to go on that adventure too?
Why use an editor when you write? So many business writers think that having a colleague review their writing before publishing is all that's needed. But a professional, experienced editor will give you more than a review of spelling, grammar and punctuation. In this article, I'll show you some of the benefits that come when an editor helps you - turn the ordinary into the extraordinary.
After managing the fear of talking to a group of writers recently, I was surprised and delighted with the questions that these talented people asked. And no, they weren't about my topic 'Know the rules so you can break the rules': they were about the editing process, and the use of Australian spelling and punctuation.
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.
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.
Tips to help business writers write for their readers.