The Complete Speechwriting Series

'If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.' - Winston Churchill Last year…

British vs American English: 63 Differences

  This is a useful list for differences in spelling and word usage in British and American English. Source for Infographic: Grammar Check If you enjoyed this, read: 16 Rules Of Blog Writing And Layout. Which Ones Are You Breaking? The Writing Retreats Of 13…

February 2017 – Course Timetable

Course Description Feb ‘17 March ‘17 April ’17   Writers Write How to write a book 4,11,18,25 4,11,18,25 Writers Write How to write a book 20-23 27-30 The Plain Language Programme How to write for business 7-8 4-5 Blogging and Social Media Course How to…

10 Tips To Help You Write More Effective Emails

I write about emails frequently because business is mostly conducted via email. Telephone calls, meetings, and text messaging are part of the way we communicate, but the bulk of what we say and what we ask happens via our inboxes. So, it seems like a good idea…

January 2017 – Course Timetable

Course Description Feb ‘17 March ‘17 April ’17 Writers Write How to write a book 4,11,18,25 4,11,18,25 Writers Write How to write a book 20-23 27-30 The Plain Language Programme How to write for business 7-8 4-5 Blogging and Social Media Course How to write…

Affect vs Effect & 34 Other Common Confusions

There are many writing mistakes that will make your email, letter, or report look unprofessional. These commonly confused words are some of them. Source: Grammar Check If you enjoyed this post, read: 12 Common Writing Mistakes Bloggers Make 7 Simple Ways To Generate New Ideas 30…

Word Crimes

We're taking a break from regular blogging, and we thought you would enjoy watching Word Crimes by "Weird Al" Yankovic - if you haven't seen it yet. It's one of our favourite videos of all time. If you enjoyed this video, you may like : How…

200 Ways To Say ‘Good’

Does the overuse of the word 'good' annoy you? Good weather, good movies, good music, good life, good this, good that… Are you looking for words that convey what you mean more effectively? If you are, you may find this infographic to be helpful. Infographic created by…