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University of Carleton

University of Carleton Lecturer's review of the Clear Writing Club and StyleWriter: "I am getting used to using StyleWriter, and it’s improved my writing considerably. The simple act of having to think about what StyleWriter picks up on is so important. I’ve tried several editors, found them wanting, and, once StyleWriter arrived, a waste of money. And, I’m just learning to use StyleWriter. I am trying to get my University to consider buying a site license for the programs you offer. Without qualification I could not recommend StyleWriter and the writing guides more highly and the excellent, good-natured technical support." – University Lecturer at the University of Carleton Carleton University is an English-language public research university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1942 as Carleton College, the institution originally operated as a private, non-denominational evening college to serve returning World War II veterans. Carleton was chartered as a university by the provincial government in 1952 through The Carleton University Act, which was then amended in 1957, giving the institution its current name. The university is named after the now-dissolved Carleton…

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David Nickell – Writer, Reporter and Editor

David Nickell – Writer, Reporter and Editor’s review of the Clear Writing Club and StyleWriter: "I love StyleWriter 4. I am a life-long journalist who spent most of his career as an award-winning reporter on daily newspapers from California to Florida. I spent 14 years on the copy desk of one of America’s biggest dailies. StyleWriter gives me an extra set of eyes and offers a backup to my own editing. To be honest, I initially had qualms about recommending a software program that theoretically could take business away from me. But as I’ve used it, I see how dependent it is on interaction from the user. It guides you rather than does the editing for you. I should say, too, that I very much like your website on StyleWriter and the many videos that walk you through its use. All of them were very helpful. I also like the ease of using the program, its unobtrusiveness and its versatility. I am very impressed." – David Nickell – Writer and Editor Clear, concise and profitable writing Using StyleWriter will not only…

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English and Language Arts Educator

English and Language Arts Educator's review of the Clear Writing Club and StyleWriter: " Having StyleWriter in college could have made all my writing assignments a lot more rewarding if I had this tutoring assistant to challenge me. For the person who likes to decide, self-evaluate one’s efforts, improve communication skills, and depends on a professional coach to inspire more expertise, StyleWriter offers a lot. StyleWriter allows good writers to perfect their tool, challenging lifelong improvement to write with elegance and sophistication. In a non-judgmental way, StyleWriter reflects with knowledge one’s level as a writer and then points the way to write more simply, clearly and concretely. Even though I am a licensed educator of English and Language Arts, I find StyleWriter a helpful means to stay focused and polished. I really use StyleWriter; it’s the greatest tool!" English and Language Arts Educator. Clear, concise and profitable writing Using StyleWriter will not only help you and your organization improve your writing, but it will also help you to focus on what you are actually writing. It will train you to reconsider the…

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PhD Student

A PhD student’s review of the Clear Writing Club and StyleWriter: "I am finalising my Doctoral thesis and have become totally reliant on StyleWriter to present a cogent, professional looking document. Congratulations on a fine product. Thank you for not only the superb StyleWriter program, but also the excellent support. Using this program has been the most educational tool so far. It was easy to install, and use. It changes the way I am writing papers, and the results are impressive." – PhD Student. Students, postgraduate students, lecturers and lecturing assistants in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada and Australia at whatever level of academia use StyleWriter and are members of the Clear Writing Club to improve their writings and papers. Clear, concise and profitable writing Using StyleWriter will not only help you and your organization improve your writing, but it will also help you to focus on what you are actually writing. It will train you to reconsider the very reason for your writing and it’s purpose. Which will increase your own efficiencies. The latest StyleWriter now checks your text…

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Open University

Open University student’s review of the Clear Writing Club and StyleWriter: "I’m really impressed with StyleWriter. I bought it to help me with my studying with the Open University. The only ‘problem’ now is that before I would easily use up all the allowed ‘word count’ for answers to questions, now, with the program forcing me to cut out a lot of the waffle, I am coming in under the allowed number of words. The program is forcing me to cut out the waffle and say something useful. Waffling was easy, saying something useful is harder. The program is making me work harder. Oh to be back in the days of waffle – it was all so easy!" – Open University Student. The Open University (OU) is a public research university and the largest university in the United Kingdom by number of students. The majority of the OU's undergraduate students are based in the United Kingdom and principally study off-campus; many of its courses (both undergraduate and postgraduate) can also be studied anywhere in the world. There are also a…

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University of Southern Indiana

University of Southern Indiana's review of the Clear Writing Club and StyleWriter: "You would think that as a journalism instructor I would not need software to keep my writing simple and direct. I seldom write passively, but, alas, I have wandered into the murk of verbosity. StyleWriter delivered my comeuppance. In the beginning StyleWriter disheartened me, unmasking my waywardness. Then it became a tool, almost a friend. Now it is an opponent to defeat in advance. In short, StyleWriter has become a mentor, a teacher, and a friend. I recommend it to my students and fellow faculty members, and I am pondering requiring it for two upper division courses next year. Though I occasionally hesitate for a few seconds before loading StyleWriter, or loading my opponent’s weapon, I get three “excellent” grades before I start fixing the debris." – Professor at University of Southern Indiana. The University of Southern Indiana is a public university just outside of Evansville, Indiana. Founded in 1965, USI enrolls 9,750 dual credit, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students in more than 130 areas of study. Clear,…

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Accountant Magazine

Accountant Magazine’s review of the Clear Writing Club and StyleWriter: "Using StyleWriter is a real eye-opener. It gives instant analysis and ratings for style, sentence length and passive verbs. My style was consistently rated poor until I started to follow the program’s advice. Now my writing is consistently good and occasionally the program rates it as excellent." – Accountant Magazine The Accountant is the "oldest accountancy journal in the world". It was initially developed as a journal of accountancy issues in the UK, but has since expanded to cover broad global issues. Today, The Accountant is published monthly and reports on a range of topics, including changes in accounting standards, corporate reporting, audit quality, staff shortages, technology, IFRS, succession planning, tax and auditor liability. The Accountant was established in 1874 as a journal for the accountancy profession. Its first publisher was Alfred Gee who wanted the publication to be independent. As the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales explains in its library database, Gee didn't want the magazine to be affiliated with any professional body, although in 1890…

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PC Plus Magazine

PC Plus Magazine's review of the Clear Writing Club and StyleWriter: "StyleWriter especially impressed me in flagging only a handful of false errors that are common with grammar checkers. Its advice was intelligent, and it came across as a practical and effective aid to good clear writing." – PC Plus Magazine. PC Plus was a computer magazine published monthly from 1986 in the UK by Future plc. The magazine was aimed at intermediate to advanced PC users, computer professionals and enthusiasts. The magazine was specifically for users of PCs and related technologies so features articles were undiluted by coverage of other platforms. It began its life specifically as a magazine aimed at the Amstrad PC user. Join the Clear Writing Style Club When you take out membership to our Clear Writing Style  Club you can use the Clear Writing Style seal on your documents and websites.  Once a member, you can put the seal on as many documents as you want if they pass StyleWriter’s Clarity Check by scoring over 70 on the Clarity Index. Clear, concise and profitable writing…

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International Plain Language

The International Plain Language's review of the Clear Writing Club and StyleWriter: "I’d strongly recommend you look closely at the StyleWriter editing software. It transforms writing into clear, concise and readable style – a style lacking in most documents, including the federal government. This software is so much more useful than the grammar checker… I would not send out a document without using this software. I consider myself a good writer (don’t most of us?). However, I need Stylewriter to remind me when, in the pressure of the moment, I slip and make some style errors I had hoped were eliminated from my writing long ago." – Annetta Cheek – US Government Adviser on Plain Language. Dr Annetta L Cheek Chair, International Plain Language Federation (USA) is one of the founders of both the federal plain language group, PLAIN, and of the Center for Plain Language. She served as chair of both groups. While at the Center, she was instrumental in getting the US Congress to pass the Plain Writing Act of 2010. The Plain Writing Act of 2010 requires…

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Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators

The Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators review of the Clear Writing Club and StyleWriter: "If the idea of having an unbiased, ever-alert, and knowledgeable companion to help you improve your writing appeals to you, then StyleWriter 4 is definitely worth befriending. At first you may find the volume of advice is daunting, but you have many choices for how deeply you edit, and they are all under your control. You can even ignore its advice, if you think that’s wise. That flexibility alone makes a compelling reason to have this editing tool on your desktop." The Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC) is the largest UK body representing information development professionals. It promotes better scientific and technical communication by: Encouraging professional development Sharing best practices and standards Providing research resources Providing networking opportunities for its members and industry affiliates Promoting technical communication as a profession Continuing professional development (CPD) ISTC members come from virtually every industry and area of society within the UK, as well as internationally, who all need to communicate complex or important information effectively. Join the…

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