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How to write a Letter to the Editor

Letters to the Editor are short letters written in response to articles or issues covered by a newspaper. These letters are written by people like you, to express your opinion on a subject. It can be sent to thank the editor for covering the issues, to raise...

Is technical jargon killing us?

Or worse–say some–making us lose money? Communications in the health and legal sectors may be putting your life at risk, with needlessly complicated language that can confuse patients, the Deborah Bosley suggested (as reported by the Irish Times, Sept. 19 ed.). Bosley...

Your 10-Step Website SEO Health Check

This article was originally published in Ampersand & La Perluète, the Quebec national newsletter for editors and writers of the Editors’ Association of Canada. Your 10-Step SEO Health Check If you have a website, how can you ensure that yours is the one that...

10 Reasons You Need a Website

This article was originally published in Ampersand & La Perluète, the Quebec national newsletter for editors and writers of the Editors' Association of Canada. Here's a quick summary. The full version is below. 1. Clients will look for you on the Internet 2....

McGill University Career Panel

***UPDATE: Thank you to the organizers and all those who attended the Career Panel yesterday (April 26). If you have any questions, comments, or if you’d like a list of the sites we spoke about, get in touch. Wishing you success in your future career! All best, Carole...

My member profile on PWAC Quebec

I was very proud to belong for many years to the Professional Writers Association of Canada, which for the past 35 years has been promoting the interests of Canada’s freelance writing community. PWAC Quebec was kind enough to write up a short profile in the national...