We all know that business writing must be polished and professional, but how do you ensure that readers will get the message that the writer intended? As an editor, how do you know when to make changes and when to leave text untouched? Whether you’re editing the annual report, web content, your own customer communications or a colleague’s work, the same techniques apply.
In this workshop, a former Irish Times sub-editor shares the key skills and tricks of the trade. You will learn how to analyse content, recognise problems and fix them. You’ll also learn how to identify common errors and make writing stronger and more effective.
This Editing skills course is for anyone who writes at work and would like the tools to edit their own documents. It’s also for anyone who edits the writing of colleagues or external writers – and anyone who edits or compiles reports with different contributors.
Want a refresher on punctuation? Or a quick guide to plain English? What about tips on writing for your website? Or useful phrases for minutes? Our fact-sheets are full of information that will help you to write clear, correct English.