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Proofread Your Website, Avoid the PR Disaster

It's an exciting day, the launch of your company's new website...you've added every contact in your address book to the mailing list, and your Twitter and Facebook accounts are ready for the big announcement. You know that this new site is exactly what your business needs to attract new customers, and the group mailshot will [...]

Be Inspired in 2013

Now the chaos of December is over, and January's well intended resolutions have disappeared like a plate of comfort food on a cold winter's night, now's the time to take a breath and think about setting yourself a more realistic challenge for 2013. Most people tend to set themselves physical challenges, perhaps to get fit, [...]

Should Writers Read?

  All budding writers should take a moment to read this interesting post from Bloomsbury Publishing, answering the age old question, should a writer read a lot...will it help or hinder their writing by causing the writer to copy someone else's style? ┬áThe Writers' & Artists' team say: 'It is easy to find yourself flummoxed [...]

Fifty Shades of Grey…What’s all the fuss about?

If you're a female over the age of 25 and you haven't heard about Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James, then quite frankly, "Where have you been?" This book is to the thirty something woman, what Judy Blume's Forever was to young teenage girls. It's explicit, daring and seemingly tapping into the fantasies [...]

Women in business – Why we’re not pushing for more

This morning's breakfast news presented some very interesting debates (so much so that I was late for work; it's a good job I work for myself!). The first debate was regarding the presence of women in senior job roles, and trying to understand the reasons why so many women don't reach the Board, or indeed [...]

By | May 29th, 2012|board, business, job success, women|1 Comment

Rain…it’s not all bad!

This last week has been wet to say the least. The rain has put a dampener (excuse the pun) on things on more than one occasion, and I won't mention the impact it's had on the hair of women everywhere...men, take note...it's not our fault! But with the wet stuff failing to show any signs [...]

By | April 29th, 2012|copyediting, creativity, novel writing, rain, rainy days, write a book, writing|0 Comments

Quick CV Tip

If you haven't got the time or the inclination to update your CV fully, then a quick check of the formatting and presentation can go a long way to improving your CV's success rate (although ideally a full edit would be preferable!)So to get a quick fix for your CV, the first thing you need [...]

By | April 15th, 2012|cv editing, cv format, cv layout, cv writing, resume, resume edit|0 Comments

Cover Letters – The Secret!

When it comes to writing cover letters, job seekers tend to harbour a fear about what they should or should not include within these mystery letters, but the secret to success is quite simple...keep it simple!A cover letter isn't meant to be a lengthy tale of job seeking woe, or your life story, it really [...]

By | March 22nd, 2012|cover letter, cover letters, cv, job application|1 Comment

Getting the Dialogue Right

When it comes to playwriting, the most important element is to ensure that you get the dialogue just right. If the dialogue is believable, the characters become believable, which in turn allows for the plot to come to life. But getting that dialogue right is a tricky art to master, it involves firstly understanding who [...]

By | March 6th, 2012|character voice, copy editing, dialogue, playwriting, writing plays|0 Comments

Have You Looked at Your CV Lately?

Have you looked at your CV recently; do you even have a CV? If the answer to either of these questions is a resounding no, then you need to make time in your hectic schedule to review or write a current CV.If you're in the slightly more fortunate position of only having to review your [...]

By | February 20th, 2012|cv, cv editing, cv writing, resume|0 Comments