Why Plain Language Matters In A Post-Truth World

After a world-tilting start to 2017, where a spokesperson for Donald Trump coined the phrase ‘alternative facts’ as if it actually meant something, it has become clear that communicating clearly and truthfully is going to become an uphill battle. (Read points 7 and 8 in…

March 2017 – Course Timetable

Course Description March April May Writers Write How to write a book 4,11,18,25 6,13,20,27 Writers Write How to write a book 27-30 8-11 The Plain Language Programme How to write for business 4-5 Blogging and Social Media Course How to write for the web 14-15…
5 Simple Ways To Improve Your Business Writing

5 Simple Ways To Improve Your Business Writing

How To Improve Your Business Writing In business, you write to communicate. If you want to improve your business writing, ask yourself these five questions: 1.  What are you trying to say? You should be able to answer this in one sentence. Before you begin,…

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 write…
10 Tips To Help You Write More Effective Emails

10 Tips To Help You Write More Effective Emails

Because the world conducts most of its business via email, it seems like a good idea to write about them for my first business writing post of the year. Effective emails are the key to writing successfully in business. Younger audiences are even more likely to…

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…