Ulrike Hill

How To Market Your Book

How To Market Your Book

(Note from Writers Write: Before you publish a book, make sure you've written something that is worth publishing. Read books on how to write a book, practise your writing, go on a writing course if you can, and make sure it is edited.) Although this…
Create A Style Guide For Your Company In 10 Steps

Create A Style Guide For Your Company In 10 Steps

Last week, we wrote about what you should include in your company's style guide. This week we're looking at how you should do it. Every company should have a style guide to ensure that business language is presented in a consistent manner. Well written, error-free…

The Importance Of Having A Style Guide

Companies send their communicators on The Plain Language Programme to improve their basic writing skills. When asked if the company has a Style Guide, I am surprised that many companies do not. Some companies do have a Style Guide but their employees have never seen…
9 Ways To Avoid The Emotional Email

9 Ways To Avoid The Emotional Email

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we share nine ways to avoid the emotional email. I was once a product manager in the IT industry. I was new to the job and eager to please. One day an important client criticised…
The Top 5 Useless Phrases In Emails

The Top 5 Useless Phrases In Emails

Writers Write creates writing resources and shares writing tips. In this post, we share the top five useless phrases in emails. *Yawn* Phrases in Email Correspondence According to a study conducted in 2011 by The Radicati Group Inc., the typical corporate email user sends and…

Apostrophe Abuse

Luisa Zissman has received a large amount of media attention and not because she reached the final of The Apprentice. Instead of praising her business acumen, grammar zealots and social media fans have criticised her lack of grammar knowledge. A large section of the population…

Facebook: The Challenge

I recently attended a charity fund-raising event. They had struggled to sell tickets for the dinner and I wondered how the organisation could grow its donor base. After we arrived I asked the head of the organisation if she had a Facebook page as I…

You Can Submit A Better Manuscript

Becoming a best-selling author is the driving force behind every aspiring writer. Only the most determined make it. Writers Write offers an advisory service to help bring your manuscript to the required standard for submission to a literary agent or publisher. Once you have completed your…

The New Publishing Game

I teach people to write books. I love what I do. I also love this exciting new publishing world of ours. Publishing is changing. People who earn their living from writing, producing and selling books are feeling the pressure. What does this mean to the pre-published writer?…
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