Text message language is a highly informal way of writing that is often used in communication between friends. It is usually used when communicating by mobile phone messages, although it may sometimes be used in other kinds of written digital … Continue reading Is it Ever Acceptable to Use Text Message Language in a Business Setting?
Writing is one of the most important life skills. It’s essential in everything you do and everything you learn. That’s why we should make sure our children are able to write competently and express themselves eloquently. Here are some ways … Continue reading How Can Children Learn to Write Well?
There are many different situations that might require you to hire a professional writer. Whilst many people think that they can save some money by choosing to write content themselves, it can end up being a false economy. Writers will … Continue reading How a Professional Writer can Help You
Many people believe that children should be taught grammar more thoroughly in schools. Whilst British students do have lessons in English, these incorporate lots of different aspects and don’t necessarily just focus on grammar. It’s important to understand grammar whenever … Continue reading Learning to Use Grammar Correctly in Schools
The importance of proofreading can’t be overemphasised. It’s so integral to the success of any piece of writing, in any context. Without thorough proofreading, mistakes can slip through the net and errors can go unnoticed. In the worst case scenario, … Continue reading Proofreading: the Key to Professional Writing
When looking for a new job, it’s so important to write a coherent and eloquent application. Even if writing won’t form one of your main duties at work, an employer wants to know that you are a strong communicator. Written … Continue reading The Importance of Good Written English in a Job Application
Presentations can take a lot of work. They involve writing and editing the content itself, as well as preparing how best to deliver it to an audience. There are a number of tips which you should bear in mind that … Continue reading How to Write a Presentation
It’s becoming far easier to earn money and make a living from your writing skills, and there are a number of different capacities in which you can work as a writer. The key to success is knowing where to begin … Continue reading Working as a Professional Writer
Making your writing work for your purpose is a large part of being a good written communicator. The language which you use is incredibly important – for example, you wouldn’t write a post-it note to a friend using the same … Continue reading Writing to Suit Your Purpose
If you work in an academic or business setting, it’s likely that you will have to give written feedback to students, employees and colleagues. There are certain ways of providing this feedback which will gain you better results, which will be discussed in this article. Be concise. The more you write, the less likely people are to absorb it all. Consider using bullet points to break your comments down into easily-digestible chunks. Don’t be over-critical. If you want to get the best out of people, adopt a positive tone and provide constructive criticism which offers a clear pathway to improvement. … Continue reading Providing Good Written Feedback