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Barbara McNichol


Barbara McNichol Editorial

5090 N. Camino de la Cumbre
Tucson, AZ 85750

Toll Free: 1-877-696-4899
In Tucson: 520-615-7910
Cell Phone: 520-576-4382

Barbara McNichol

Barbara McNichol

Authors, speakers, and entrepreneurs look to Barbara McNichol for expert editing of nonfiction books, articles, one-sheets, and more. Added to that are her STRENGTHEN Everything You Write WordShops that teach specifics about the craft of writing for business.

Barbara has created a subscription resource call Word Tripper Tips, filled with tips for making your prose more powerful. Details at

From the member's website:
Be a Better Writer–STOP Using “Start” So Much
by Barbara McNichol Pop Quiz To be a better writer, when should you stop using the word start? Answer Now. Good writing includes the ability to craft strong, clear statements. Extraneous words and phrases water down communications. An outstanding example of this is the overuse of the words “start” and “begin.” Look at these examples More
Word Clutter Makes Me Feel like I’m Swimming in Jell-O
by Barbara McNichol Reading through a book or report or email with lots of word clutter makes me feel like I’m swimming in Jell-O. My mind goes into slow motion. I lose attention. I start thinking about picking dead leaves off plants. I’m sure you know what I mean by “word clutter.” It’s those long-winded More
Why Care About Your Writing Voice and How Can You Improve It?
By Barbara McNichol I agonize over how to help authors, business professionals, and WordShop students use their writing voice in interesting, meaningful ways. Good writing requires more than just grammar and spelling. It’s style, catching someone’s attention, and making readers understand the conviction behind the words. In my experience, one writing technique stands above all More

Areas of Expertise:
Communication Skills

bmcnichol - Updated: December 26, 2017
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