Writers and voice recognition software: deadly enemies or best friends?

Having had a fierce hatred for voice recognition software for years, I was finally calmed down by the charming and erudite Neil Sleight at a business networking do recently. He told me to stop spitting fur and feathers about it because today, there is voice recognition software that actually works. I asked Neil to tell us more. Here he is… 

Writers and voice recognition software: deadly enemies or best friends?

All you need to do is to dictate your work and as you speak, you will see your words appear in your document on the screen in front of you.

If you regularly create documents using Microsoft Word or send and receive emails, you may have considered using voice recognition software, or may even have tried it in the past.

If this is so, you may have found that it wasn’t transcribing your speech accurately and was more trouble than it was worth.

However all this has now changed dramatically … [Read more…]

Why network marketers are gagged from writing nearly everything

Welcome network marketer Jenny Hall, who shares an honest appraisal of how network marketers should go about promoting their wares – and how they can avoid being cited as the “bad guys…” Over to Jenny…

Why network marketers are gagged from writing nearly everything

Network marketing companies have to be extra-vigilant to ensure their promotional material is ethical and honest.

The marketing message disasters we see today…

Have you ever seen anything like this online? [Read more…]

How to write a tasty restaurant review: introduction, Part 2

If you like eating out and want to share your experiences on Trip Advisor or elsewhere, you need to bookmark this serialisation of the late, great Sam Worthington’s (restaurant critic, not actor!) book. (You can start at the beginning with Part 1 here.)

How to write a tasty restaurant review

This was an earlier cover for Sam’s book – I prefer this one, but Sam’s final choice is below. Which do you like better?

It’s called “How to be a savvy restaurant reviewer” and shares everything you need to know not just about the elements like the food and wine, but also about the whole dining experience which in many ways is as important as what you eat and drink. Read on … and enjoy! [Read more…]

How to write a savvy restaurant review: introduction Part 1

You may well remember one of HTWB’s most popular writing articles, “How to write a restaurant review” … ? That was written by one of my oldest friends who sadly passed away in 2015.

How to write a savvy restaurant review: introduction Part 1

Another issue that will invariable come up is price. That can be divisive as well because we all eat different things, drink different amounts and have different ideas about what is expensive and what is not.

Having had me nag at him to write a short book that expands on the original article, author Sam Worthington went ahead and produced it.

Seeing how amazingly popular Sam’s original article has been here with more than 25,000 reads, his family have given me permission to reproduce the text of the whole book in a series. Bon appétit. [Read more…]

Why technical writing does NOT have to be boring

by Christine Nairne

Many people think that technical writing is boring. Well, it’s not – provide you follow these tips as shared by Northamptonshire, England based technical writer Christine Nairne of Tesserae Communications…over to Christine:

Why technical writing does NOT have to be boring

Do you think technical writing is boring?

Let’s start at the beginning. What does ‘technical’ mean?

According to definitions anything involving a specific subject, activity or skill that has laws or rules – from knitting to nuclear physics – is technical.

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How to speak doggie

By Elaine Stavert

Please welcome England-based Animal Complementary Therapist Elaine Stavert, who has studied widely across Applied Zoopharmacognosy, canine nutrition, canine massage and acupressure plus many more related disciplines. In this article, she shares the key points of knowing what drives your dog’s instincts and how to understand how he or she communicates and functions. Over to Elaine…

How to understand your dog and speak doggie

Your dog will tell you when he needs to rest, so listen to him.

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