Writing Topics: advertising

An advert that’s giving me a headache

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When I saw a particular advert this morning, I was tempted for the first time in my adult life to vandalise a poster. If, like me, you’re a bored train commuter, perhaps you recognise the following: “This is for those who take their own route. The ones whose spirits can’t be dampened, even by the […]

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When ‘badly’ doesn’t mean ‘urgently’; or, why we should all read our work through

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Much talk in the blogosphere recently about a lady, a professional writer, who, touting for business through Google ads, asked potential customers: ‘Need it written badly?’ Unsurprisingly, this attracted a lot of attention. Not a lot of it positive. The line may have been a kind of post-modern joke, but, if so, then it was […]

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No experience necessary

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Have you noticed that every other thing we?re asked to part money for is an ?experience??

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