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Avoid Redundant Words and Phrases

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

My dictionary defines “redundant” as meaning “superfluous; not needed…”. When writing in English, it is very easy to get into the bad habit of using two or three words when one will suffice. Redundant words and phrases are those that tend to make the language more complicated and cumbersome than ...

Proposal Writing Isn’t Easy…

Monday, March 28th, 2011

In recent years I have noticed that an ever-increasing number of people are arriving at my writing help websites looking for information on how to write proposals for a variety of different situations, both business and personal. When I look more closely at my visitor statistics, I see that the ...

Letter Writing Under the Radar

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Most of my articles and templates on letter writing deal with the most requested letters such as: recommendation letters, reference letters, business introduction letters, cover letters, and a couple of others. Nevertheless, in addition to those usual suspects, there are a number of other letter types for which visitors to my ...

Real-Life Sample Letters: The Key To Successful Letter Writing…

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

As anyone who has ever purchased one of my writing kits knows, I am a big believer in the value of using “real-life templates” as samples whenever you need to write just about anything, including: letters, resumes, proposals, reports, personal statements, and more. They are especially helpful whenever you need ...

Getting Back On Track…

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

In late September I told you about my impending move and the fact that you wouldn’t hear from me at the normal time in late October. Well, the move is over and it went quite smoothly. I am now installed in my tiny new downtown condo that overlooks Old Montreal. ...