All great writers have tricks for engaging their readers. The good news is those tricks can be learned. In workshops tailored to your needs, I teach business professionals how to apply simple techniques — starting with my Top 5 Writing Tips — to improve anything and everything they write. Below is a list of the posts I’ve developed based on those trainings. To find out more about how I can help your organization, please contact me.
- Get to the point
- Use active voice
- Omit needless words
- Know your audience
- Proofread (see also Writing is rewriting)
- Five reasons people like lists
- The best way to use bullet points
- Why you should use one space between sentences
- Alyssa’s top six email marketing tips
- Using quotation marks correctly
- Those gosh darn apostrophes
- Grammar lessons from a train ride
- Should we capitalize “Firm”?
- Firm vs. firm: the vote is in
- How to write client alerts that stand out
- What’s missing from your deals list?
- The art of email: 5 steps to success
- Lawyer bios: What matters to clients
- LinkedIn: How to make your profile stand out
- Six things writers can do to get more respect
- The perfect pitch: How to write a winning proposal
“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. There’s no way around these two things that I’m aware of, no shortcut.”
— Stephen King