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The owner of a PR shop highlights a variety of words—some of which were invented or popularized by PR pros—that we all should avoid.
9/28/2012 1:53:44 PM
Writers, communicators, friends, Romans, countrymen, gather around as well as say ‘dirigible’—and other delightful words.
9/21/2012 1:53:34 PM
Four ideas writers can follow to help ensure their copy sounds like it’s written for humans and not for a board of directors.
7/26/2012 1:55:59 PM
Replace them with these much stronger alternatives.
5/16/2012 1:58:59 PM
The author shares a writing exercise she uses to stretch her brain, the results of which are these haikus for wordsmiths. Care to add your own?
10/20/2011 1:52:03 PM
No, not a kitten caboodle. The correct answer won the author a free lunch. In return, she’s shared 21 terms for groups of various species. Now, what would we call a group of writers?
10/5/2011 1:57:16 PM
What's your writing personality type?
8/31/2011 1:51:53 PM
Are you using the em dash—also known as a long dash—correctly? Are you even using it at all? The author explains why and how you should employ it.
7/6/2011 1:59:20 PM
A statement might look good on paper, but when spoken aloud in a media interview, it could sound like gibberish. Here’s how to avoid that.
4/14/2011 1:54:43 PM
An updated list of the 23 most commonly used buzzwords in press releases, complements of PR strategist Adam Sherk and PRFilter.com .
3/23/2011 1:59:02 PM
Many ex-newspaper reporters like to do it in the afternoon. Some like it in the morning. How about you?
2/5/2011 3:40:09 PM