Archive For April 30, 2016

Right Words: Part 1

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Right Words: Part 1

Some of the most common mistakes in writing and editing involve selection of the right word when we have the choice of similar words. And, as we continue to emphasize, getting it right in writing is important because a knowledgeable reader or listener makes judgments about us based on how we present.   From time…

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5 Steps to Healthy Writing

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5 Steps to Healthy Writing

In the world of print journalism one of the icons of effective writing was the late┬áDon Murray, a Pulitzer Prize winner, Boston Globe writer, an editor for Time, and author of more than a dozen books.   Murray believed everyone had the capacity to write with power and clarity. One of the key elements is…

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