'Stylebytes' is a Wordhouse blog which offers occasional, bite-sized nuggets of advice on good writing style.

The advice given represents generally accepted practice on aspects of writing, editorial style and use of language, among publishers, editors and professional writers.

It is not the gospel on any of these matters, since much is down to individual taste or preferences and language is of course always evolving. It might be a starting point for debate on any aspect of how we communicate.

Individual Stylebyte blogs are published at the rate of one or two per week. Visit our blog page to find out more.

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