Did you write this or was it your computer?

Writing does not come easily to everybody. This is fine, we are not all good at singing, skiing or boiling eggs and there are great editing services available that can help. The rise of computer-generated writing has been an interesting development in the world of online commerce. In the past » Read More

How Social Media Can Improve Your Writing Skills

Social media is already making an impact in the classroom as a tool for improving literacy skills but what we adults are not necessarily appreciating are the ways in which our use of Facebook, Twitter and even Instagram can help us to hone our own English usage. Social media » Read More

5,000 Words per Hour – Is That Possible?

Write 5,000 words per hour – that seems like a HUGE amount of words to get down on paper in a relatively SHORT amount of time. Building up to 5,000 words per hour But here was author Chris Fox, author of 5,000 Words Per Hour: Write Faster, Write Smarter talking » Read More

Ten Awesome Quotes from The Bookworm Lit Fest!

  Two glorious weeks of the Bookworm Literary Festival have come to a close. I’m a little sad. Held in the Beijing Bookworm’s main room – maximum seating one hundred – this is an ‘intimate’ festival. The authors step off the page right into our local bookshop. What a » Read More

How to Start and End a Cover Letter

  Now that you’ve written your resume in English, and you’ve found a job advertisement, here are a few tips on how to write a respectable cover letter.  I consider these tips to be the ‘good manners’ you’d want to extend to your potential new company. When we’re editing » Read More