Category Archives: Announcements

Exculpate the lacuna


Yes, there’s been a lengthy break in posting; real life has reared its head with its normal mix of good, bad, and indifferent disruptions. We will have normal service restored shortly. And for those of you wondering whether I got … Continue reading

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New special report available: “Put Your Writing to the Test”


Can you tell if your writing will get the results you want? Will that document, that letter, that brochure meet the goals you have for it? Is there some way to find out? Yes! There are four inexpensive methods you … Continue reading

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Voting opens for Best Grammar Blog of 2011! Vote now!


Voting has opened for the Grammar.net Best Grammar Blog of 2011 Award, and Writing, Clear and Simple is one of the nominees. This is the first time my blog has been nominated for an award like this, and it feels … Continue reading

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In the mailbox


I’ve received a new writing journal called 365 Things to Write About, by Allegra Newman and Peter Trauth. I plan to review it after playing with it for a while.  

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Pardon Our Dust


I’m in the process of moving things over here from my old site, rmjacobsen.squarespace.com. Excuse the mess while I shake out the bugs. Update – 14 July 2010: I have all the content from the old site moved over, but … Continue reading

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WC&S is in the “Top 100 Blogs to Improve Your Writing in 2010”


Universitiesandcolleges.org has compiled a list of “100 blogs that will help you improve your writing by providing inspiration, motivation, creativity and new techniques from experts, freelancers, and editors from every genre,” and I’m pleased to say that Writing, Clear and … Continue reading

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National Grammar Day, March 4, 2009


I’m not sure how I missed this until now, but tomorrow is National Grammar Day. Do you adore clean, correct sentences? Do ungrammatical advertisements make you cringe? We understand completely, and this is why the Society for the Promotion of … Continue reading

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Premio Dardo Awards II: Business writing blogs


A few posts ago, I mentioned that Lars Walker of Brandywine Books had given this blog the Premio Dardo Award, which "acknowledges the effort of a particular blogger to transmit cultural, ethical, literary and personal values in his or her … Continue reading

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I’m blushing!


Molly DiBianca of the Delaware Employment Law Blog has been compiling some lists of writing resources, including 10 Humorous Writing Blogs and 20 Online Dictionaries. Her latest list is The Top 30 Blogs on Writing, and I’m pleased to say … Continue reading

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Updated ebook: Document Testing


I updated my ebook, Document Testing: The Missing Step, to include information about Google’s Website Optimizer. You can download the PDF here.

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