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The magic of writing

The magic of writing

This past week, I unexpectedly lost someone very dear to me.

Helping to put into words my family’s feelings and sentiments reminded me that often our thoughts come into clearer focus through the act of writing them down.

It also reminded me why words matter, and why it’s a privilege to work with words for a living.

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Add colour for more compelling writing

Add colour for more compelling writing

I’m old enough to remember being super excited about the introduction of colour television in 1975. What a difference it made!

Just as colour breathed new life into familiar programs, adding colour to your writing can do the same. Here are four quick tips to help you brighten up your work.

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