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We blog from Toothy’s Wordshop – mainly about writing, science, remote working, business, culture, parenting, tech and gaming. Sometimes superheroes too. Stick around for tips, tricks, hacks and perspectives.

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Five tools to improve your writing

Writing good be hard. But it doesn’t have to be (as hard). We’re sharing the hidden aces up our sleeves – the cards we pull out whenever we’re writing with bite, or if we find ourselves in a writing pickle or a word jam. Here are our five favourite (and free) tools that we think […]

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Our New Year’s (writing) resolutions

Ah, January – we meet again. Where exactly did 2020 go? Given that the vast majority of the year passed in a blur within the confinements of our own homes and/or fighting over toilet paper in the supermarkets (and that’s only for the lucky ones), it’s easy to understand why the saying “time flies” is […]

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From PhD to Principal Medical Writer

“Have you ever considered a career in Medical Communications?” “Yes… Tell me more.” And that was the big fat lie upon which my career in MedComms was built. The real truth being, up until that exact moment in time, I hadn’t the foggiest what MedComms was. Fresh (relatively speaking) from completing my PhD, the hunt […]

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You never get a second chance to make a first impression

You’ve probably heard the urban legend of the Oxford University applicant who, when told to get his interviewer’s attention, lit the dustbin on fire. And we’re pretty much now used to the frenzied scrutiny that accompanies a certain President’s every handshake whenever he meets another President, Prime Minister, or our very own Queen Liz (Fist […]