Tag Archives: writing style

Finding Your Voice As a Writer

I haven’t discussed writing style in a while, but in keeping with my revisiting-old-topics riff, I thought I’d give it another look. As it happened, I could thank my friend Cindy Lou for helping me find my writing voice 20+ … Continue reading

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The Best of Bart’s Editing Tips

I use a set of internal subroutines to improve the documents I’m asked to edit. Today I thought I’d share some of the “best of Bart” tips I’ve written over the years. Others undoubtedly exist, but these will do for … Continue reading

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Reader Questions

I accidentally encountered a target audience member for this blog over the weekend (hopefully she’s reading now!). She had a quick question about handling an in-house style guide. Also, a friend had a question about capitalizing geographic directions. I’ll take … Continue reading

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Developing Your Own Personal Writing Style

What do we mean when we talk about writing style? Is such a thing even permissible in “technical” writing? Let’s take on the first question first.

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Writing in the Corporate Voice

Regardless of what sort of materials you write, you have to select or acquire a style that fits the personality of the individual or organization on whose behalf it’s being written. Style is one of those things that’s hard to … Continue reading

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