What is Creative Writing?

What is Creative Writing?

Creative writing, like all art, is subjective, and therefore difficult to define. Certainly fiction and poetry qualify as creative writing, but what about journal writing, articles and essays, memoirs and biographies? What about textbooks and copywriting? Technical writing? Blog posts? Where do we draw the line between creative writing...

How to Write a Persuasive Essay

How to Write a Persuasive Essay

1. Choose a strong, defendable stance for your thesis statement. The thesis statement is your argument boiled down to one sentence. For a persuasive essay, this statement needs to take a strong, active stance on the issue. Don't try and play both sides and be wishy-washy -- it won't persuade anyone....

What is Written Communication?

Written Communication - Meaning, Advantages and Disadvantages

Written communication has great significance in today’s business world. It is an innovative activity of the mind. Effective written communication is essential for preparing worthy promotional materials for business development. Speech came before writing. But writing is more unique and formal than speech. Effective writing involves careful choice of...

5 Articles to Help You Improve Your Management Skills

5 Articles to Help You Improve Your Management Skills

  Why does it seem that good management skills are so hard to come by? Possibly because few people are actually provided training in people-management when they are promoted. The reasons behind promotion are also suspect… In July, I attended a Strengths Finder Live meetup at the San Francisco office of 34...

Academic Writing Skills

Academic Writing Skills

Whether you’re a student, teacher, or businessperson, academic writing skills are necessary in today’s world. Essays, reports, presentations and research papers are just some examples of documents written in the academic style. Academic writing, when used appropriately, presents a polished and professional image. What Is Academic Writing? Academic writing refers...