Write with TASTE Blog
26 April 2012
The past few weeks we’ve been taking a closer look at how to prepare a writing ROADmap – from the THINK stage of the TASTE process.
I’d like to continue by looking at the ARRANGE stage, where you plan how to organize a document.
To do this, we’ll revisit some of the other posts I’ve written on the subject and expand a bit more on them.
19 April 2012
There is such a small difference between ‘everyday’ and ‘every day’—just a single space. But there’s a big difference in meaning between the two.
Mistakes with these two are common, so be careful to choose the correct version when you write.
Everyday (without a space)
The single word everyday is an adjective. It means commonplace or ordinary.
12 April 2012
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In the final part of a writing ROADmap, you plan the details to include in a document.
The first rule of conciseness
Include all the necessary details but only those that are necessary.
In other words, the details must be relevant and sufficient to
· achieve the objective of the document
· help the reader act.…
5 April 2012
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Last week we considered how to prepare the first part of the writing ROADmap -- to write for a specific reader and situation.
Today we’ll look at the next two parts: the objective and reader action.
These two things do not take long to plan – but it’s absolutely essential that you think about them before you write anything. …