Writing/Editing

OneLook.com: An editor’s best friend

February 5, 2018 Categorized in: Writing/Editing

Why not let the power of the internet’s search algorithms do your spell-checking for you?

Words, Words, Words: February ’18

January 25, 2018 Categorized in: Writing/Editing

Write it right, say it right, spell it right.
LinkedIn recommendations are a great tool for showcasing your work performance and helping colleagues show theirs. However, what should you do if someone asks you for a recommendation and you’re hesitant to give it?
Whether you’re writing a report, a presentation or a newsletter story, your headlines can make or break your document. Here’s how to remedy even the worst headlines.

Words, Words, Words: December ’17

December 1, 2017 Categorized in: Writing/Editing

Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

Writing for international readers

December 1, 2017 Categorized in: Writing/Editing

Writing for an international audience requires a different approach than you would use when writing for an audience whose primary language is English. When writing for international readers, keep these guidelines in mind.

Words, Words, Words: November ’17

November 12, 2017 Categorized in: Writing/Editing

Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

Let the emoji debate begin!

November 2, 2017 Categorized in: Writing/Editing

You know emojis have gotten out of hand when they have their own movie. The critically planned flick certainly did nothing to stem the tide of smiley faces across digital screens everywhere—so how about yours?
A second pair of eyes is always ideal, but having to apply your skills without a safety net will always happen at some point.
In which we open to a random part of a 2,500-page old-school dictionary to discover etymological gold.

Words, Words, Words: September ’17

August 23, 2017 Categorized in: Writing/Editing

Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

Write irresistible blog titles

May 14, 2017 Categorized in: Writing/Editing

You may have written the most poignant blog post ever. You may have a dozen ways to share it with people. However, if the title is only so-so, don’t count on too many people clicking on it.
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.