Using Word for WordPress posts – no problem…

I’ve written about this before but, considering the misinformation on the subject that is still appearing in the WordPress forums, I though it was worth repeating – you can write your blog posts in Word, and transfer them to the WordPress New Post pane. Done correctly, there is absolutely no problem. It’s what I do and, apart from a brief period when I was new to WordPress, I always have.

Why people who really should know better insist, in the face of pretty obvious evidence to the contrary (see below), that you can’t use Word to write your blog posts, I really have no idea. Either they’re Continue reading

Developing your blog writing style…

This started life as a comment on the Teck Line blog, about developing one’s own writing style when blogging, but it got out of hand and, like Topsy, just growed, so I copied it over to Word, just using what’s now the sixth para as my comment, as it relates to something another commenter said, so that I could carry on writing. Essentially, it’s a few tips on developing a writing style, about which I know bugger all, as my own style just went off on its own. Yours will, too – just don’t try to hard. I mean that – if you have to work at having a style, as well as work at writing, they whole thing just gets too tedious – you need to let your natural style emerge, then maybe tweak it just a little if it’s rough around the edges. Continue reading