At the end of the year, it’s always nice to look back and reflect on what’s happened.
Write for Real People is only a few months old, but we’ve already covered a lot of different writing topics. Here’s a round-up of our top tips from 2018:
- Finding the right words
Some of our first tips were about choosing words carefully to make your writing easy for your readers to follow:
- A direct line
We shared ways to address the reader directly and take a more authoritative approach:
- Point by point
We celebrated the merits of bullet points and discovered the most effective ways to use them:
- Nice and concise
We practised using a range of tools to make our writing short and efficient:
- Active voice vs passive voice
We took a trip into the world of grammar and learned that the active voice is usually (but not always) the most effective choice:
Ready for more?
Come back next Monday for the first post of 2019. It’s my all-time, number one favourite top tip. You won’t want to miss it…
Happy New Year!
What has been your highlight of 2018? Let me know in the comments below.