Monthly Archives: June 2015

How to build a sentence

SENTENCES are the building blocks of news stories. Get them right, and your writing will have strength and direction. Here are a few tips to help you: Keep it simple: The key to good writing is simple thoughts simply expressed. … Continue reading

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Why the gender of a driver is rarely newsworthy

HOW often do we read stories in the regional press that begin “A female [or woman] driver…”? You would be forgiven for thinking women drivers can barely get behind the wheel of a car without being involved in something newsworthy. … Continue reading

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