Writing Rituals

Woman writing
By Amy Valentine   |   September 15, 2014

At DeLaune and Associates, we spend many hours each day writing. Staff members write technical copy, retail collateral, and healthcare articles. So, it was particularly interesting when one of our staff ran across a blog on interesting rituals of successful writers. This prompted an informal in-house discussion on what our particular writing rituals were compared to those of some famous writers.

Well-known authors such as George Orwell, Mark Twain, Edith Wharton,

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This is your brain on spellcheck. Embarrassing typos in the age of autocorrect.

Pokemon pikachu
By Sara Richardson   |   May 22, 2014

We’ve all seen them. And despite our best intentions, we’ve all made them. Like it or not, typos are a fact of written communication. They sneak into our writing while we’re not looking—or while we’re looking too hard—and scatter random double words, transposed letters, missing punctuation and a host of other embarrassing mistakes in their wake. None of us is immune: students submitting coursework, editors for major newspapers, directors of public relations, we all fall prey to typos.

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SXSW 2014 – It's not over yet.

Austin, Texas skyline and river
By Renee DeLaune   |   April 1, 2014

by Regina Kubelka

In March, tens of thousands descended upon Austin, Texas for the SXSW Music, Film, and Interactive Festival. Just when you thought the fun was over until next year, we are pleasantly reminded that SXSW Eco will be here this October 6 through 8!

Are we lucky, or what?

SXSW Eco attracts a global community to explore, engage and co-create solutions for a sustainable world.

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