TIM ALBERT writer and trainer
TIM ALBERTwriter and trainer

Writing and editing tips from Tim Albert

From 'good style' to 'writer's block': ideas on improving writing skills

Overcome writer's block

Five simple tips to keep delay at bay - plus a description of the various ways your writing can be blocked.

Adopt a good writing style

Style is a tool for getting a message across, and not an ideal on which our writing - and we - should be jjudged. 

Make the most of feedback 

IGiving and receiving feedback that is useful and positive is an important part of the writing process.

Acquire good writing habits

 Think before you write; write the draft quickly; don't keep fiddling with what you have written; be kind to yourself.

Start an academic paper

Should I start with the title? How will I find time? These are some of the questions you need to ask yourself.

An exceptional editor

 To make a publication look effortless takes effort' be courageous and courteous; have fun ...

A note about the illustrations on this site


The original artwork on this website is by artist and cartoonist Min Cooper.She provided illustrations regularly for the courses I ran and for my newsletter Short Words.


The pictures on this site are Min Cooper copyright and reproduced here by permission.


To contact Min press here

 A Boomer Visits America Coast-To-Coast By Greyhound Bus: 1969 And 2019 - Forbes magazine

Slow travel by train: getting there is part of the journeyMore Time to Travel

BBC Radio Surrey: to hear my interview with Sarah Gorrell about my USA bus tours, click here

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