21 August 2006

Communicating in Style

This is a style guide for writers who have produced the basic text but who need help laying it out effectively on the page - or on screen. It will be of particular interest to technical writers and those dealing with business documentation. It covers the basics of document design such as headings and subheadings; how to present dates, times, and email addresses; and how best to control spacing,indentation and margins to create effective pages. There are lots of small but important details: acronyms first, followed by the full version; no full stops after contractions; headings closer to body text which follows than that which precedes; and abbreviations explained anew in each chapter of a book - especially if they deal with ... Read more >>

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