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An unexpected gift

This week I received a copy of Kelly Exeter’s latest book, “Practical Perfection”. It’s always exciting to see someone’s words transformed into a physical book. And the fact I got to edit those words makes it even more special.

It’s a beautiful book, and I can’t wait to read it again. Only this time I’ll get to read it on …

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I can finally tell you about my latest editing project

Having wanted to tell you for what seems like ages, I can finally talk about my latest editing project.

Kelly Exeter’s new book, “Practical Perfection“, is finally available for pre-order.

Well done, Kelly. It really is a fantastic book. And I can’t wait to get a copy for myself so I can read it again.…

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Some very kind words from a client

I was fortunate enough to be the edit of Paul Breen’s new book, “The Entrepreneurial Way”. (And I’m proud to say I just typed “Entrepreneurial” without screwing it up.)

And now I have my very own copy to add to the collection of other books I’ve edited.

But what makes my copy even better is what Paul wrote on the …

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A rubbish blog post for a great looking site

For those of you who like reading something a little different, here’s another blog post I wrote for Brizzy Rubbish Removals.

And congratulations to Alicia Laing at Creative Mode on the redesign. It looks fantastic.…

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Another dose of humour (hopefully not a fatal one)

Once again I’ve had the chance to add some humour to a blog post. Here’s the latest piece I’ve written for Home Appliance Rentals.

If I could write this kind of stuff all the time I’d be a very happy man.…

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How statistics can make you a better writer

I’ve never been much of a numbers person.

At university I barely survived maths, totally sucked at accounting, and wasn’t much better at economics. And despite working at a statistical agency for 20 years I still have no idea how to work out standard deviation. (Or any other deviation for that matter.)

So for years I resisted Microsoft Word’s “Readability …

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Size matters (but not like you think it does)

What’s better—long or short?

It’s a topic copywriters love debating, especially over drinks. (We don’t get together very often, so when we do we make the most of it.)

Some will say it needs to be short to meet the needs of today’s “I don’t have time / I have the attention span of a goldfish” generation. And others will …

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