Why some spammers should be sterilised at birth

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OK, I get lots of spammers trying to sell me web development, design, articles about silent toilet flushers that they just know all my readers will find fascinating, etc.

But for some reason this one got right up both my nostrils and thought I would share it with you, to show just how ****ing rude some spammers can be – as if that were going to persuade me to buy from them?

article about spam

Even threatened me with being put on the naughty step by Google, Yahoo and Bing, because the site is so bad? BTW this site is on page 1 of Google right now, under ‘How To Write Better.’ That’s out of just over 2 billion results.

Not quite what they seemed

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New award for HWTB: celebrate with us!

Once again here at HTWB we find ourselves with an award … please join us to raise a glass or a cup! Now don’t worry, I’m not going to make an Oscar speech, but there are two very important groups of people I’d like to thank…HTWB awardOne, our readers. Without you there would be no HTWB. [Continue reading]

How to get in the right mood to write

article about getting in the right mood to write

. If you’re anything like me, sometimes you’ll find it hard to kick-start yourself and get into writing mode. If you’re writing at home this can be even harder, because there are endless distractions around the place to help you procrastinate … … [Continue reading]

Brighten up your writing with the right kind of humour

aricle about using humour in writing

. For generations people have been saying that laughter is good medicine. And now the scientists have taken an interest it turns out great-grandma was right. The boffins have discovered that laughter releases helpful goodies in the body which boost … [Continue reading]

Happy Thanksgiving Day Canada! (And yes, we do it earlier.)

Canadian thanksgiving

All good wishes to Canadians everywhere celebrating Thanksgiving this long weekend. I've never understood why the Americans wait so long to do their Thanksgiving. No sooner have you cleaned up your home on the last weekend of November that you find … [Continue reading]

Studying English at Uni? Grab these hot writing tips from a graduate!

writing tips for English undergraduates

by Yasmin Mattocks Anyone out there lucky enough to be starting university life as an English undergraduate? As a recent English literature graduate, I am now looking back fondly on my 3 years, realising that there were some very important … [Continue reading]

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