Professional Writing

  • Writer’s block: Three ways to get over it

    … to an abrupt halt. So, here are three tried-and-tested strategies from my newspaper days that I hope will help you get over writer’s block. 1. Just start writing This is a well-recognised method of recovering from writer’s block. Just start putting words on the page. American poet Maya Angelou apparently used to write pages and pages of text…

    Sarah Mitchell/ Global Copywritingin Content- 9 readers -
  • Word Crimes: The Bastardization of Our Language

    … texting language, proliferating slang and internet speak arises when it’s mixed (intentionally or unintentionally) with professional writing. It’s further compounded by the fact that much of the population is confused about what “professional writing” means anymore. When brands, publishers, journalists, and media outlets are all seeking genuine…

    Danielle Look/ Relevance- 20 readers -