Tag: writing tips

Who’s your audience? I am!

Image of an audience enjoying a rock show

In our blog writing guidance, we suggest you write with an audience in mind. We discussed this topic in February’s Blog Writing Group. It can be a challenge to think who your audience is.¬†Joseph Lalonde recommends having a specific person in mind to write to. This could be: Your past self Your present self Your…Continue Reading Who’s your audience? I am!

“Fear is at the root of most bad writing.” Stephen King

Image spelling out the word fear

October’s Writing Group was our busiest yet, with participants from different City departments and also representatives from the Students’ Union. We continued our focus on editing. This time, using advice from Stephen King, we waged war on the “Atrocity of Adverbs” (Popova, 2013). We read his advice on tightening your writing by avoiding adverbs. In…Continue Reading “Fear is at the root of most bad writing.” Stephen King