Writing Courses In March 2018

Our Johannesburg Timetable: Course Description March April Writers Write How to write a book 3,10,17,24   Writers Write How to write a book 12-15   The Plain Language Programme Write for business   17-18 Blogging and Social Media Course Write for the web 6-7  …

Punctuation For Beginners: All About Brackets

Welcome to the seventh post in the series: Punctuation For Beginners. Punctuation is the name for the marks we use in writing. Punctuation marks are tools that have set functions. We use them to give a sentence meaning and rhythm. (Look out for the punctuation posts…

20 Clutter Words & Phrases To Avoid

Inexperienced writers clutter their writing with words and phrases that are redundant and add nothing to the meaning of the piece. [Suggested reading: 6 Ways To Shorten Your Sentences And Improve Your Writing] Sometimes it can be difficult to identify excess verbiage and unnecessary words…

Punctuation For Beginners: All About Hyphens & Em Dashes

Welcome to the sixth post in the series: Punctuation For Beginners. Punctuation is the name for the marks we use in writing. Punctuation marks are tools that have set functions. We use them to give a sentence meaning and rhythm. (Look out for the punctuation posts…

Punctuation For Beginners: All About Colons & Semicolons

Welcome to the fifth post in the series: Punctuation For Beginners. Punctuation is the name for the marks we use in writing. Punctuation marks are tools that have set functions. We use them to give a sentence meaning and rhythm. (Look out for the punctuation posts…

Writing Courses In February 2018

Our Johannesburg Timetable: Course Description February 2018 Writers Write (Saturdays) Write a book 3,10,17,24 Writers Write (weekdays) Write a book 5-8 The Plain Language Programme Business writing 20-21 Blogging & Social Media Course Write for the web 16-17 Can I Change Your Mind? Write a speech 27-28…

Punctuation For Beginners: All About Commas

Welcome to the third post in the series: Punctuation For Beginners. We've discussed what punctuation is and why we need it. Last week, I wrote about full stops. (Look out for the punctuation posts every Tuesday. Sign up for our newsletter to get our Daily Writing Links, and…

The Ultimate Apostrophe Flowchart For Writers

If you’re not sure whether an apostrophe is required or where it goes, this flowchart will guide you in using apostrophes correctly. Source: GrammarCheck If you are looking for more helpful infographics, you might like these: 10 Myths About English Writing 18 Verbs Even Native Speakers…

Punctuation For Beginners: All About Full Stops

Welcome to the second post in the series: Punctuation For Beginners. Last week, we discussed what punctuation is and why we need it. Punctuation marks are tools that have set functions and they give sentences meaning and rhythm. I will be writing about them in the…