I remembered watching this particular advertisement when I was a kid. They had this catchy slogan- style, quality, excellence– that’s stuck in my head, even till this very day. Well, never mind that the product they were advertising was highly inappropriate – cigarettes (gasp!). But man, do these words ring true! I have, throughout my writing life,Continue reading “Lessons from a classic advert”
Remember back in school? How the teachers made us write 20 word corrections for every wrong word in a spelling test? Oh, how we dreaded those days! I mean, back in our school days, spelling was the least of our concern. As long as our sentences made sense, and we got the facts right, whoContinue reading “Excuse me, can you spell?”
Aiding the Writing-Stalled Professor by Joli Jensen is a good read. You’ll discover that academic writing or not, we writers have the same struggles. Get some great tips to write better here.