Before you start to write, one of the first things you should think about is who your audience is. Who are you writing your document for? Who do you want to read it, and what are their needs? Who Ask yourself if you’re writing for professionals, or for the public. If you’re an engineer, and … More Writing for your audience
Why do some people say “an hotel” or “an historic moment”? Have you ever heard someone say this? They’re looking to book “an hotel”, or they consider an event to be “an historic moment”? (there’s an example at about 1.22 on the video in the article An ‘historic moment’ for the Green Party – James … More ‘A historic’ vs ‘an historic’
Is there’s a word you’re constantly mistyping, and having to go back and correct? (Perhaps you always mistype the as teh … or maybe that’s just me.) Creating an autocorrect so that Word will correct it for you automatically means you don’t have to fix them up yourself. And remember those macrons we were inserting … More Creating a Word AutoCorrect
One of the first things an editor might ask before they start work on your document is if you have a company style guide. Often people think this is the company’s brand style guide or logo guidelines; but a writing style guide serves a different purpose. A style guide is a set of standards for … More What’s a style guide?