Monthly Archives: January 2013

How to beat the 250-word challenge

  All freelance writers are grateful for fresh assignments. We like to write and most importantly, we like to eat. And as always when one particular writing assignment comes in, as it does three or four times a year, I’m … Continue reading

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The moron’s guide to style sheets

I’m writing about this because although I fancy myself as an editor, among other things, I tried to edit my way through my first full book copyediting assignment, Alan Wilson’s Policing Ireland’s Twisted History, without a key tool. A style … Continue reading

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Seven things you need to ask your client before you start writing a business plan

  I thought I’d write about this because I’m in a learning curve, and I wanted to share the benefit of my experience so far. I admit I thought I knew all there was to know about creating business plans. … Continue reading

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8 Must-Haves for Your Business Plan

Your brain is cooking with your new business idea. Positively boiling over, in fact. Your bright idea has passed the “friend” test, the “neighbour” test, the “Mom” test and most importantly, the “loans officer” test.However, writing a good business plan … Continue reading

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Get ready for your business plan checklist

You’ve got your brilliant idea all set in your mind. You’ve done some preliminary research. Talked to a few friends. Other business owners. Mom, who thinks everything you do is brilliant. Visited the local Chamber of Commerce, business development office, … Continue reading

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