Defrag Your Sentences

Writers are constantly reminded to be concise, to cull the unnecessary word. While this is generally a good advice, writers can leave out essential elements of a sentence in the process and cull necessary words instead. Fragments are incomplete sentences Incomplete sentence disrupt the flow and confuse readers. Usually, fragments are pieces of sentences that have […]

 “LET ME CONVINCE YOU”

The purpose of persuasive writing is just as the name implies – to convince readers to agree with the author’s point of view.  Unlike expository writing, persuasive writing contains the opinions and biases of the author. It is often used in letters of complaint, advertisements or commercials, affiliate marketing pitches, cover letters, newspaper opinion and […]

Show Don’t Tell

  ‘Show the readers everything, tell them nothing.’ – Ernest Hemmingway Almost every writer has heard the classic writing rule ‘show don’t tell’, but not everyone understands it. Telling is useful when writing as it is supplying information, but that is not enough. To make a story more real and effectively capture the reader, ‘showing’ […]

CALL FOR EDITOR

        CLRN Publishing is calling for a deputy editor to join our team in managing our growing media company. Our company’s portfolio currently includes Q Books, The Kuramo Report and CLRN Direct, with more imprints to come. The successful candidate will have excellent writing, editing and social media skills. They will have […]