Plain Language Writing for Public Messaging
With Kate Harrison Whiteside, Key Advice and Services
KeyAdvice.net firstname.lastname@example.org 250-521-0454
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Lunch provided.
Location: CFDC Boardroom, 1355 Pine Street, Trail, BC. V1R 4E7
Fee: $100.00 per person.
Reserve your place now: Complete and email the attached registration form to email@example.com.
Registration at bottom of this page.
Registration Deadline: Friday, January 22, 2016.
Every word counts — and costs
Plain language is writing clearly so your readers can easily understand and act. It saves time, money and confusion. Find out how plain language can help you achieve transparency and effectively communicate messages to the public. Increase your writing and editing skills, knowledge and confidence.
Plain language for public messaging
If you write emails, media releases, funding and proposal documents, public messages or online content, you will find these plain language tips extremely helpful. Your new skills will be put to work immediately. Samples will demonstrate how it works and what it looks like. Bring your own work samples to practice on. Leave inspired to better communicate.
What you will learn
- How to effectively use plain language for your writing and editing.
- Tips and checklists on creating clear messages and measuring readability.
- Ideas on how to apply plain language in your workplace.
- Understand how plain language works from idea to final document.
- Gain confidence in writing, editing using plain language guidelines.
- Use your new skills immediately.
Kate Harrison Whiteside, of Key Advice and Services, will share her 25 years of experience as a plain language trainer, project consultant and writer/editor for governments, businesses and organizations in Canada, the UK and Europe. She's passionate about plain language and helping others.
Plain Language for Public Messaging Registration Form
Download. Complete. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline Jan 22, 2016.
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