The Plain Language Programme

5 Bad Writing Habits You Can Break Today

Source for infographic: Grammar Check If you want to learn how to write a book, join our Writers Write course in Johannesburg or sign up for our online course. If you enjoyed this infographic, you may like these: 30 Filler Words To Cut Out Of Your Writing (Infographic) The…

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…
Why You Need To Write In Plain Language

Why You Need To Write In Plain Language

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we tell you why you need to write in plain language. Plain language is writing that everyone can understand. You are only able to write this way if you understand exactly what it is that you want…

25 Email Etiquette Tips

Email etiquette is important because it is our primary method of communication. We send emails to place orders, answer questions, ask questions, inform, entertain, and promote. If a client’s first impression of a company is a written one, make sure it is good. The way…
What Is A Style Guide And Why Do I Need One?

What Is A Style Guide And Why Do I Need One?

Writers Write is a writing resource. In this post, 'What Is A Style Guide?', we explain what a style guide is and why you need one when you write.  What is a style guide?  A style guide is a document that is created by editors,…
5 Fool Proof Ways To Write Better Emails

5 Fool Proof Ways To Write Better Emails

We sent more than 205 billion emails to each other in 2015.  Researchers believe this will increase to 246 billion by 2019. To make our lives easier, we need to improve the way we write and respond to emails. We need to save time by…
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