Thanks for taking the time to stop by my blog – Notes from the attic. Yes, I really do work in the attic! I try to post fortnightly, but sometimes life gets in the way, and my clients’ work will always have priority. Proofreading and editing a wide range of subjects I learn something new every day, and I often see the same queries or mistakes crop up, so I’d like to share my knowledge and tips to help you ‘make your words count’. In this 2018 New Year series of blog posts I’ll be taking a look at some tips to help use the Microsoft Office word-processing program Word when writing any document, in particular essays and dissertations.

Please drop me an email if there’s any particular topic you’d like me to address in the future.

Tripped up by informal writing?

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Language – it’s a funny thing. You know what you want to say, you think that your writing expresses it exactly, but at the back of your mind there’s a niggling worry that your words may be misunderstood, or that the tone of your writing is just not in keeping with the importance of the subject or the point you are trying to put across. … Read More