Whether you’re asking for copywriting or editing services, there are a few things that I need to know to give you the best service. These are the foundations of communication – whether it’s written or verbal, whether it’s a published book or a youtube video, these are the things you need to identify to be effective.
I’ll do a detailed blog post on each in the future, but here is a basic overview. Continue Reading “Communications 101: The basics”
I’ll start by saying that I’m not an interview coach. If you’re consistently getting interviews but not the job, I’d suggest that you seek out the services of a coach. This post just explains some of the quirks of a public service interview and what to expect. Continue Reading “Your public service interview – things to know”
Sometimes as writers we come up with what seems like a clever idea, but other people read something else into it … Continue Reading “When writers get it wrong”
Everyone who takes their writing seriously needs an editor, no matter how good their writing. Why? Because as a writer, you are simply too close to your work to see the flaws in it (and every first draft has flaws – that’s why it’s called a first draft and not just a draft). The lack of space is why so many technical experts struggle when writing for lay audiences – their understanding of the topic is so ingrained that they can’t put themselves in the readers’ shoes and approach the topic from a different perspective. Continue Reading “Why do I need an editor?”