Writing Topics: said

In praise of the simple word “said”

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[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] As I discussed in my last post, inexperienced writers, told that repetition is A BAD THING, believe that when you’re quoting several people in an article, you need to avoid repeating the word “said”.

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How not to quote someone in an article

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[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] News and feature articles are an established staple of the comms professional’s repertoire. But you can always spot when they’ve been put together by an inexperienced writer. The biggest give away? Look at the way they handle quotes.

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