Proper Preposition Phrases

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

On a daily basis, I see and/or hear improper preposition usage. In fact, it drives me crazy when I hear supposedly well educated people on national radio and TV misuse common prepositions in their reporting of the news and current events. Just to be clear as to what I’m talking about ...

Writing A Good Resume Is Essential

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

Making sure that you have a well written resume (or curriculum vitae) is always important. If you don’t take the time and trouble required to craft a good resume you will be sabotaging yourself. In fact, your resume or CV is likely to be one of the most important documents ...

How To Keep A Letter On One Page

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

One of the key pieces of advice I include in all of my letter writing kits is that you should always try hard to keep a letter on a single page. In fact, about five years ago I made a post to this blog on that very subject. This article ...

Writing Help Top 10 – 2015

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

During 2015 more than 2.5 million people from over 220 countries visited my various writing help websites looking for information and templates to help them with writing projects of every type. As usual, my year-end post to The Write Place Blog lists for you the Top Ten most popular writing help ...

Make Sure Your Words and Phrases Flow…

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

A common weakness I see almost everywhere in day-to-day writing is poor logical flow from one idea or point to the next. This usually takes the form of a bunch of seemingly unrelated phrases thrown together with little or no sense of sequence, continuity, logic, or relativity. Not only can ...

Never Write A Proposal From Scratch

Monday, June 29th, 2015

A very important lesson I have learned over the years is that one should never write any type of proposal document from scratch. It’s way too hard and just not necessary anymore. This is something I learned the hard way many years ago, after slaving away to write my first ...

7 Key Letter Writing Essentials

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

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 ...

Writing Help Top 10 – 2014

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

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 ...

Writing Practice – Do Your Own Photo Stories…

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

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 ...

How To Overcome Writer’s Block

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

One of the most serious problems that many of us face on an almost daily basis is the problems that arise when faced with a blank page or screen. In fact, there’s nothing much worse in the office or school environment than having to deal with the dreaded “writer’s block” ...