Competition time – October 2017

We have a fabulous prize to give away this month, courtesy of national charity, the Stroke Association. On Saturday 28 October they are running Supercar Saturday -  a track day at the Castle Coombe Circuit [...]

On Point news

Victoria joining the team as part-time office manager We are delighted to announce a new team member at On Point Copywriting, as Victoria Bendon joins us in a part-time role as office manager. Victoria will [...]

When to use mixed metaphors

In school we were all taught what a metaphor is. And whether we still remember exactly what they are, all of us will use metaphors in our natural language every day – spoken or written. [...]

Pro tips for proof-reading

If the thought of proof-reading sends a shiver down your spine, you are not alone. Many people will view it as a ‘time-consuming’, ‘boring’ or ‘thankless’ task. And worse still, it has a lot riding [...]

Competition time – August 2017

Competition now closed - August 2017 It may be On Point’s birthday, but it is you that has the chance to win a gift. This month we are giving away one prize to one lucky [...]

Tips for getting that creative spark for blogs

Creative spark for blogs Do you struggle finding a creative spark for blogs? Sometimes creativity is a eureka moment. Whoa! Let’s rein back that image of jumping naked out of a bath with a radical [...]

On Point Copywriting turns five!

I do not know where the time has gone, but somehow On Point Copywriting is five years old. As it is for most business owners, it feels like taking a big plunge to start your [...]

Reign vs rein vs rain

Right as reign, rein, rain! Reign, rein, rain! Does anyone need help with ‘rain’? We suggest an umbrella - It’s the wet stuff that we Brits seem to get throughout the summer (as well as [...]

Interesting words – Covfefe

A few weeks ago, Donald Trump shocked us, yet again, with one of his tweets. But rather than indulging in his apparent preferred pastime of offending or firing someone, it was his (mis)use of the English [...]

What is copy-editing and do you need a copy-editor?

Have a look at this sentence and see what you think: “When their is no food left, your going too be hungry.” Notice any mistakes? To many people, this is an unpublishable sentence due to [...]