Writing

  • Writing Tools
    In the strictest sense of the phrase, the writing tools that we all have right at hand include the painfully obvious keyboard and a dictionary. Next on the list is probably Strunk and White's The Elem....
  • Business Writing Grammar
    If your goal is to improve your overall business writing, grammar is always the best place to start. No one, individual or corporate, is exempt from embarrassment on that score. I recently installed w....
  • Business Writing
    "When in doubt," detective novelist Raymond Chandler once suggested to struggling writers, "have a man come through a door with a gun in his hand." The concept works as well in nonfiction--business wr....
  • Writing Guides
    Online writing guides are an excellent solution for those who want to improve their writing skills but haven't the time to attend classes, whether in a classroom, at a seminar, or on the Internet. Th....
  • Grammar Reference
    The first half of the equation to improving your writing skills is to have a few style, usage, and grammar reference books on your shelf. The second half, of course, is referring to them whenever even....
  • Writing Help
    In some languages--like German and Chinese and Russian--writing help is fairly straightforward. Such languages offer plenty of rules, consistent syntax, overall logic, and relatively few exceptions. T....
  • Developing Professional Writing Skills
    As clearly as we're in the midst of an information age, developing professional writing skills is worth every bit of time and effort you put into it. It doesn't matter what field you're in and what po....
  • The Importance Of Good Business Writing
    There's no denying the importance of good business writing. It doesn't matter whether you're talking about a letter to a vendor, a merger proposal, a funding request, or a requisition memo. A single w....
  • Grammar Help
    The good news is that grammar help is easy to find and the rules are few. The bad news is that most of what are touted as rules are not and that the rules that are rules are complex. The truth is that....
  • Effective Writing
    What is effective writing? In economic terms, it's delivering a good deal of sense in as few words as possible. In visual terms, it's being exquisitely clear in conveying an idea. In sum, effective wr....