Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Adopting the write approach…

Writing tips|

Our recent piece on George Orwell's tips for better writing went down so well that we've decided to see which other authors' musings on the craft are worth investigating...

The ‘ize’ have it

Writing tips|

As anyone who spends much time reading American documents or literature will tell you, our crazy cousins across the Atlantic have certain quirks when it comes to writing the mother-tongue...

By George, he’s right…

Writing tips|

If you want to become a better writer, the late great George Orwell left behind Six Questions and Six Rules to help steer you in the right direction...

A thin line between neology and nonsense

General musings|

There's a real art to the creation of new words – so-called neologisms – and bureaucrats are generally best off leaving it to lexicographers and comedians...