Month: November 2015

My weird trick for getting to sleep

Do you lie awake at night with your mind racing? Tiredness suppresses creativity and makes writing almost impossible – but here’s a neat little trick for getting to sleep Photograph by Lechon Kirb A couple of days ago I sat down… Read More

Don’t let hanging participles pull your writing down

Hanging participles can be pretty funny – but they can also undermine your message and dent your credibility. Here’s how to spot and rewrite them Photograph by Vincentiu Solomon Recently, I read the following sentence in a review of a TV documentary:… Read More

The differences between the main social media platforms – explained the old-school way

When you first venture into the world of online social networking, the differences between the main social media platforms can seem hard to understand. So here’s a beginner’s guide – using analogies from the pre-digital age Photograph by Ales Krivec These… Read More