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Write Lady's Blog offers assorted topics (many in the form of personal stories) about communicating. Please contact us if you would like to request a copy of a previously published article that you cannot find online, suggest a subject to cover, or share your views.

Should he interrupt?

When to Interrupt

Is it rude to divert or pause a conversation or presentation by injecting questions or...
A Vocabulary Lesson for New Graduates

ABCs for Graduates

Did you have a teacher or mentor who imparted wise words of advice that not...
Are you living under a rock and missing hot news?

Living Under a Rock

Have you ever been accused of living under a rock? The idiom, delivered on a...
For Crying Out Loud, Be Heard

Sounds Like White Noise

Have you ever marveled over someone’s overt ability to ignore a disruptive noise that distracted...
The Language of Meaningful Relationships

Should You Engage

How do you determine if someone’s intentions to engage with you are: to explore a...

Highlight Your Problems

When have you been positive that you carefully reviewed something you wrote and later spotted...
Letter to Santa Claus with his address written on it in a air mail envelope isolated on white background. Franked US Christmas stamps on it. This is an exclusive image and it can only be found in iStockphoto.

When Grandma Wrote to Santa

Who speaks on your behalf? A highly self-sufficient individual might say, “I do all my...
Grandma Serving Dinner Pexels

The Secret to Service

What is the secret to providing a service that yields utmost satisfaction to recipients? Is...

The Vanishing Treats

Did you trick-or-treat as a child?  Whether a fan of Halloween or not, grownups can...
The Power of Words and Water

The Wonders of Words and Water

What do words and water have in common? Not much? Words are intangible. While the...

Whatever She Said

Have you ever caught only a fragment of what someone said but nodded or smiled...
The Essence of Whee

The Essence of Whee

When is the last time you heard someone exclaim whee, pronounced like we with the...
Broken Window

It Broke

"It broke!” proclaim countless children every single day.  Translation: “This thing broke all by itself....
Antique Tape

The Sound of Your Own Voice

Do you like the sound of your own voice? When considering the question in a...
people meeting

Pouring Words into Pauses

Do you feel uncomfortable when people are gathered for a discussion, and silence descends on...
From Barking to Bonding

From Barking to Bonding

Cats and dogs are natural foes, right? Why, then, would felines and canines that have...