Writers, like teeth, are divided into incisors and grinders

Walter Bagehot

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Oct 22, 2020

My book will be published in January

Feb 27, 2018

Here's some good news

Sep 29, 2016

Words and phrases you should avoid

Jul 20, 2016

Even When They're a Journalist

Mar 1, 2016

Putting your clients in the picture for good PR

Dec 15, 2015

If you want your press release published - do the math

Nov 10, 2015

The perils of following up press releases

Oct 1, 2015

There's only so much news to go round

Aug 31, 2015

How to handle helpful telephone calls

Aug 14, 2015

Using and misusing capitals

Jul 31, 2015

The predictable and wholly unpredictable on Mail Online

Jul 23, 2015

Why papers report people's ages

May 20, 2015

Stuck on your press release? Read Rudyard Kipling

May 6, 2015

My struggle for a BT service

Mar 4, 2015

Why the news

must depress

Nov 13, 2014

Why you don't let people

see copy before publication

Oct 8, 2014

A plea for plain language in publicity material

Aug 20, 2014

If public relations firms didn't try so hard - or if they read newspapers - they would do better

Jul 25, 2014

Here's how PR people wind up journalists