Keep fighting for the writing!

Keep fighting for the writing!

If you work within a top-end professional service firm or successful company, you’ll know you have to write within a challenging environment. You are working for smart, busy people and writing for equally smart and busy clients and customers. You must also produce...
Summer reading guide 2018

Summer reading guide 2018

If you’re like us, relaxing with a book is one of life’s great pleasures (the Mimosa is optional). And what better time to do it than the upcoming holiday season? Here is Editor Group’s pick of recent releases to dip into between dips in the pool.   The Girl on the...
What’s on in 2019: conferences and events

What’s on in 2019: conferences and events

Planning your diary for 2019 or looking for an excuse to visit friends in another city? Here’s a list of what’s coming up next year for marketing, communications, content marketing and writing professionals in Australia, Singapore and the US. Content 360 Singapore:...
What is an index and do you need one?

What is an index and do you need one?

Want to know former US president Bill Clinton’s thoughts on the Watergate scandal? The 1993 World Trade Center bombing? Monica Lewinsky? There’s no need to read all 957 pages of his autobiography, My Life. Simply flick to the back of the book and check the index for...
Active not passive

Active not passive

In 1918, William Strunk Jr., a professor of English at Cornell University, published the first edition of his influential grammar guide The Elements of Style. (In 1959 writer and former Strunk student E.B. White expanded the book, which has been known ever since as...
Writing effective speeches in business and government

Writing effective speeches in business and government

Effective speechwriting is difficult to master. You overturn the box and pick through the polystyrene, only to find there’s no instruction manual. In mid-2011, I was asked to write speeches while working for the Opposition Leader of New South Wales, Australia’s most...

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