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Sue Horner
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Freelance writer, storyteller, newsletter fan.
Freelance writer, storyteller, newsletter fan.

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"Biased language distorts perceptions" and other reasons to use words that count people in, not out. New in my November newsletter, Wordnerdery:
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Not even U.S. Thanksgiving yet and someone has already wished me a Merry Christmas! If you're getting in the festive spirit, here are some gift ideas for the writers and readers in your life. (New on the blog.)
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3 steps to make complex writing (like terms and conditions) more readable, in my October #newsletter, Wordnerdery: https://mailchi.mp/91201ffa5a31/plain-language?e=449be84b71
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My latest blog post has examples of cringe-worthy jargon ("We have actioned the design") and basic corporatespeak ("Our fees are changing"), and six reasons you shouldn't use it. #jargon
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Keeping up with the pace of change is a juggling act for internal communicators. To help you keep up with it all, why not outsource some of your tasks? My latest blog post shares how to make the most of your writer.
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The best elevator pitch, how to get out of a slump and more in this week's Independent Communicator: #freelancing #smallbusiness
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During a recent panel discussion about starting an independent business, the other panelists and I agreed that cold calling used to work, but it's unlikely now. My latest blog post recaps a presentation by Ed Gandia on what DOES work. #freelancing #smallbusiness #prospecting
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Growing your business, selecting your best target market, things to do at the end of the year and more in this week's Independent Communicator: #freelancing
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I'm getting ready for National Punctuation Day (Sept. 24) with apostrophe follies, including cat's and stir fry's, in my September newsletter, Wordnerdery: https://mailchi.mp/25345a934bc0/apostrophe-follies?e=449be84b71 #punctuation #writing #grammar
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A viral social media campaign, how to sell your services as an introvert and more in this week's Independent Communicator: #freelancing #smallbusiness
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