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5 Power Packed Posts to Keep You Thinking After Blog Action Day

5 Power Packed Posts to Keep You Thinking After Blog Action Day

Blog Action Day was last week (October 15th).  Over 12,000 bloggers took part in the end, reaching an estimated audience of 13.5 million people. I don’t know about you but I found the experience of reading so many ideas, thoughts, hopes and fears on one issue, on one day, much more powerful than I was [...]

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Words That Make A Difference: Blog Action Day 2008

Massive poverty and obscene inequality are such terrible scourges of our times - times in which the world boasts breathtaking advances in science, technology, industry and wealth accumulation - that they have to rank alongside slavery and apartheid as social evils. Nelson Mandela What difference can words possibly make in the face of such problems? [...]

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Blog Action Day 08 is Coming Up

Blog Action Day 08 is taking place next Wednesday, 15th October. If you haven’t heard what it’s about this short video will introduce you to the main idea: to open up a different kind of conversation about the global issue of poverty. Blog Action Day 2008 Poverty from Blog Action Day on Vimeo. I’m going [...]

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20 ways to cut your words and help to save the planet

“Clutter is the disease of… writing. We are a society strangling in unnecessary words, circular constructions, pompous frills and meaningless jargon” (William Zinsser) Writers and writing coaches like to rail against flabby writing. But what if this verbal clutter wasn’t just getting in the way of us writing with clarity and style – what if [...]

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Clarity: the power of one (audio show)

As some of you will know I’ve been thinking of ways to encourage people to take part in Blog Action Day next week (15th October). Getting ready for my own writing on the day both here and at Joyful Jubilant Learning I started wondering about ways that clarity can help us write with confidence on [...]

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