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Writing tip: If you read and write for work, read for pleasure too

You may wonder why we sometimes mention fiction on this business blog.

Simple. If you write at work, you need to write clearly and efficiently, and reading is essential for honing any writer's skills and sensitivities.

Stephen King said, "If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write." He was talking to so-called creative writers, but the same rule applies to everyone who writes at work.


Confession: we do provide web technical writing, content strategy and web accessibility services

Today we received a very nice birthday present, one that any six-year-old would be delighted to receive:
Contented appointed to Government syndicated panel of common web services

Now we are six, we have a confession to make.

For years we have been providing many web services such as content strategy, accessibility audits, writing accessible content, and content project management.


Writing tip: Stage 3 of your editing system—copyedit

Let's assume you have completed Stages 1 and 2 of editing a large report. That means you have sorted out the big problems, and have edited the report for purpose, structure and content. You have also edited at the level of headings (headlines), sub-headings and paragraphs.

Now to tackle Stage 3: copyediting for correctness, clarity, style and tone.