Archive for the ‘NTK’ Category

On Writing

Sunday, March 25th, 2007

Stephen King’s most important lesson – cut!

How to write quickly

Friday, December 1st, 2006

The full title is “How to Write Articles and Essays Quickly and Expertly“. Stephen Downes explains his system for planning a piece of writing as you write it.

Reading aloud

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

Texts between 200 and 300 words long from a mix of sources for practice at reading aloud. A mix of journalistic and ‘formal’ sources should provoke debate about writing for speaking.

PowerPoint: three viewpoints

Sunday, September 10th, 2006

MS PowerPoint makes it easy to produce screens with a mix of images, text and embedded sound and video clips. Microsoft have included a set of ‘slide layouts’ based on bullet points and screen-width text containers. Both Tufte and Godin are critical of these templates for contrasting reasons.

G24 launched

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

PDF newspaper free download from Guardian Unlimited

Learn to Write

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

Being able to express thoughts in writing is key to any career