Tag Archive | Writing

Mother Tongue, Native Speaker, and Assorted Assumptions

Mother Tongue, Native Speaker, and Assorted Assumptions

One job description stood out on the online job board for writers.  The post was long but promising, and I continued reading until the last lines. “Write the word ‘pineapple’ at the start of your application so I know you’ve read it through.” “Only native speakers from North America can apply.” And then, in all […]

The Tricky Traps of Business Writing

(written by Luwee for Hauld.com) You have been scouting for a communications officer for your new company for a couple of months now. The business is poised for expansion and you need to focus on directing that growth while also finding someone who will proclaim how well your business is doing. Your search for that […]