Writing

  • Business Writing Ebooks
    Business writing ebooks are an option you might not have thought of when it comes to expanding your library of resources. The industry is still in its youth, of course. Electronic books won't be repla....
  • Writing Rules
    "There are three rules for writing," Somerset Maugham tells us, "unfortunately no one knows what they are." There are in fact more writing rules than three and we do know what they are. But there aren....
  • Creating Newsletters
    Creating newsletters is a great, low-cost venue for educating the public about issues, giving specialized advice, or marketing products or services. The first and most important step, of course, is pl....
  • Guide To Grammar And Writing
    The universal favorite guide to grammar and writing, certainly for the last 20 years or so, is William Strunk and E.B. White's The Elements of Style. I'm looking at the third edition, which sold for $....
  • Newsletter Tips
    Layout specialists and managing editors who've been working at publications for some time tend to have a number of newsletter tips up their sleeves. It's half past midnight. The submission deadline wa....
  • Writing Tips
    Maybe you remember the signpost in M*A*S*H, with arrows pointing in every direction, each a U.S. hometown? It wasn't accurate in terms of compass direction--and neither is the one of writing tips poin....
  • Writing Newsletters
    The first and most important trick to writing newsletters, once the planning and market research is out of the way, is actually a two-flank move. On the one hand is building a story list. On the other....
  • Improve Your Writing Skills
    Given what CEOs think about first-rate communications, you haven't got much choice but to knuckle down and improve your writing skills. Chances are moderately good that you're not averse to the idea o....
  • Proper Grammar
    Proper grammar is fairly straightforward. Writing style is what tends to confuse and complicate a simple structure. By definition, a sentence has a subject (noun or pronoun) and an action (verb, eithe....
  • Grammar Rules
    Rules, whether they're grammar rules or govern right turns on a red light or library late fees or condominium pet restrictions, are often a bit tedious. We remind ourselves that fairly careful thought....