Green Ink for happier editing?

For almost two decades I have used green ink when commenting on documents and for editing.  I’ve come to believe that green ink is the best colour for editing for a variety of reasons. Here they are.   Green Ink Continue reading Green Ink for happier editing?

Book Review – Would They Lie to You? by Robert Hutton

Would They Lie to You? by Robert Hutton My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is even better than the previous book Romps, Tots and Boffins: The Strange Language of News by Robert Hutton which was a look at journalese. Continue reading Book Review – Would They Lie to You? by Robert Hutton

Book Review – Romps, Tots and Boffins by Robert Hutton

Romps, Tots and Boffins: The Strange Language of News by Robert Hutton My rating: 4 of 5 stars A really interesting commentary/dictionary on the language used by journalists. Well worth reading. The chapters are themed, e.g. Politics, Sex, Death etc. Continue reading Book Review – Romps, Tots and Boffins by Robert Hutton

Book Review – Bullets and Brains by Leo Murray

Brains and Bullets: How Psychology Wins Wars by Leo Murray My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is an excellent and very readable book which tries to put some hard numbers on a variety of psychological tactics that can be Continue reading Book Review – Bullets and Brains by Leo Murray

Book review – Strategy Bites Back by Henry Mintzberg

Cover of Strategy Bites Back by Henry Mintzberg Mintzberg's 5Ps

Strategy Bites Back: It Is A Lot More, And Less, Than You Ever Imagined by Henry Mintzberg My rating: 5 of 5 stars I read this as pre-reading before studying Strategy with the Open University. It was very clear and Continue reading Book review – Strategy Bites Back by Henry Mintzberg