Business Writing Style Guide
While discussing new writing projects with potential clients, I am frequently asked which business writing style guide I follow. While I’ve read the style guides from several publishers, I don’t rigorously follow any; style guides tend to be too long and rules too obscure to for me to consistently remember.
For my own business writing style guide, I’ve developed an amalgam of what I feel are common-sense high-level British and American writing rules. I’ve consolidated them here in an informal, concise guide that I can point clients and co-workers to when I’m asked next time.
Since my writing style shares characteristics of both British and American, this document can also serve as a guide to the differences between both styles of writing. Continue reading