Common Irregular Verbs (4)

March 30, 2015 – 9:08 am In March, August and November of last year I published the first three installments of my mini-series on the use and abuse of irregular verbs in English. Here’s the fourth and second last installment: The English language is famous (or infamous!) for its many irregular verbs. For irregular verbs, most ...

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Secrets For Writing Better Business Reports

February 26, 2015 – 10:06 pm Writing a business report can be one of the most difficult writing tasks we face, whether it's for work business or school business. In fact, people often cringe at the thought of writing a "business report". Granted, these are somewhat more complicated than business letters, but if approached in ...

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7 Key Letter Writing Essentials

January 29, 2015 – 10:50 am The main reason why I started my network of writing help websites more than a decade ago was to provide people with practical letter writing help. Even though I later branched out to cover a wider variety of writing-related and publishing-related subjects, letter writing is still the number one subject ...

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Writing Help Top 10 – 2014

December 30, 2014 – 2:14 pm During 2014 more than 3 million people from over 220 countries visited my various writing help websites looking for information and templates to help them with their writing projects. So, in my usual year-end post to The Write Place Blog I am giving you the Top Ten most popular writing ...

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Common Irregular Verbs (3)

November 30, 2014 – 5:18 pm In March and August of this year I published the first two installments of my mini-series on the use and abuse of irregular verbs in English. Here’s the third installment: The English language is famous (or infamous!) for its many irregular verbs. For irregular verbs, most dictionaries list all of ...

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Writing Practice – Do Your Own Photo Stories…

October 30, 2014 – 8:50 pm Over the years I have received many e-mails from visitors to my writing help websites asking me something like, “How can I improve my writing in English?” My standard answer has always been “… practice, practice, and more practice.” I still think that is the best advice, but the problem ...

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Well Written Meeting Minutes Are Mission-Critical

September 28, 2014 – 6:00 pm My online article about how to write good minutes of meetings continues to be one of the most popular subjects among visitors to my main writing help website. About three years ago, I posted an article about that subject on this blog which was actually an abridged version of a ...

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Common Irregular Verbs (2)

August 28, 2014 – 1:31 pm A few months ago I started this little mini-series on the use and abuse of irregular verbs in English. Here’s the second installment: The English language is famous (or infamous!) for its many irregular verbs. For irregular verbs, most dictionaries list all of the irregular forms along with the base ...

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Don’t Forget To Write Goodbye

July 30, 2014 – 2:52 pm I have noticed that one of the most frequently visited pages on my main writing help website is the sample goodbye letter. The template that I have posted there is a typical farewell letter of the type that I recommend you write whenever you are leaving one organization to take ...

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Writing the Friendly Thank You Letter

June 30, 2014 – 12:38 pm During my lifetime I have found that lasting long-term friendships are among the most significant aspects of life. One very important part of maintaining a long lasting friendship is making sure that you properly and appropriately thank your friends after you have spent time with them, especially if they were ...

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