Some jokes written specially for Labor Day

Labor Day 2019

A few written chuckles for Labor Day - to accompany our heartfelt wishes of luck to all of you threatened by the monster Hurricane Dorian and other storms this year.Labor Day celebrates the contribution of workers to North Americans' economy. North … [Continue reading]

Writing for sales: so maybe we DO need a few features…

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It had to happen, didn't it. We stretched the elastic band so tight on heart-centred sales and conversational copywriting and benefits-only wording that the other day, it snapped. It was someone on LinkedIn who made the point that sharing the … [Continue reading]

Writing with dyslexia: how to write faster without touching anything

article about dyslexia

“Do you wish you could type faster?” asks Neil Sleight from Talking Typist, who makes a welcome return to HTWB to bring us up to date on yet more improvements to voice recognition software (VRS) since his last article two years ago. I was pre … [Continue reading]

“I help people” … but so does everybody else

I help people...

How often do you see in written bios, and hear in business networking meetings, "I/we help people/clients to....." ?? Of course there's nothing wrong with that. It's a good way to start off for a number of reasons. That's why so many of us use … [Continue reading]

How to sharpen up your blogs and articles with one quick chop

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Have you ever looked at something you've just written and thought, "that first paragraph isn't needed? No? Well, maybe you should. Even we pro writers often go back and chop off the first paragraph or even two, and let the blog, article or other … [Continue reading]

Write Around The Web: literary festival, proofreading, typography, adverbs and a smile

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Welcome to our new selection of curated info from around the web -- hand-picked for HTWB readers by yours truly. … [Continue reading]