Get your tone right

Have you wondered what people mean when they talk about tone and voice in writing? If so, read on! First, let’s look at the difference between voice and tone. Voice means your personal voice. If something’s been written in your voice, people who know you will be able to tell it’s your writing. It’s important … Continue reading Get your tone right

Use active voice

Although we usually use active voice in our speech, we often use passive voice when we write. You’ll become a better writer if you can recognise active and passive voice in your writing and know when to use them. The subject in a sentence is the person or thing that is doing something. When you … Continue reading Use active voice

Use plain English

Have you come across the term plain English? It’s a style of writing that uses language, structure and presentation that readers can understand and act on by reading just once. Plain English is language that: uses commonly understood words and phrases is clear and concise avoids unnecessary technical jargon is appropriate to the audience’s age, … Continue reading Use plain English