writing

Mind Your Language: Per Cent Or Percent?

Do you use per cent or percent when writing about breaking things up into parts of a hundred? There’s a technically correct way to do it.


Hemingway Adds Text Formatting Options, Importing And More

Hemingway started out life as an app that highlighted common errors to help you proofread. A recent update adds a bunch more features that allows you to do all your writing in the app.


Use An Old, Cheap Word Processor As A Distraction-Free Writing Tool

It’s a $20 “piece of junk” but a portable word processor could keep you focused on your writing and nothing else.


This Video Explains How To Properly Use Semicolons In Your Writing

If you stare down at the semicolon key in fear, unsure of what power might be released if you press it, never fear. This video eloquently explains how to unleash the semicolon’s power correctly.


This Template Makes Introduction Emails Easier

Networking is an important part of developing your career, but it can be intimidating to reach out to a stranger. The Muse suggests this simple template to make things a little less awkward.


Write About A Situation Objectively To Stop Overanalysing It 

Many of us have a bad habit of analysing a social situation to death. Maybe it’s a job interview question you bombed. Maybe you stuck your foot in your mouth with a friend. Whatever the scenario, writing about it can help you stop overthinking.


Give Memorable Toasts With The Perfect Balance Of Humour And Sincerity

Whether you’re wishing a newlywed couple many years of happiness, or giving a speech at a bar mitzvah, a toast gives you the chance to show how much you care. To give the best toast possible, you need to have the perfect balance of humour and sincerity.


What to Write About When You Journal

It’s a good idea to keep a daily journal, but the words flow better for some than others. If you’re not sure what to write about in your daily journal, use these tips as a starting point.


Editorial Adds New Text-Editing Features, New Automation

iOS: Editorial is one of our favourite text editors on iOS. Today it gets a slew of new improvements for editing, automating and writing.


Recalibrate Your Career Goals By Writing Your Own Biography

Biographies go deep into their subject’s lives so readers can examine and evaluate everything that went on. By writing your own biography, you can get a powerful glimpse at who you really are, how you might be perceived, and how you can be better.