Ellen Roddick

Writer and Editor

Writing That Means Business: How to Get Your Message Across Simply and Effectively

This book includes tips and guidelines from Ellen's WriteAssets® seminars for Fortune 500 companies to put the fundamentals of clear, concise, convincing business writing at your fingertips. This comprehensive guide will teach you how to:
• Streamline reports and memos for maximum impact.
• Control your tone-when to be formal or friendly, humorous or diplomatic.
• Map your ideas before you write.
• Edit your own writing.
• And much more.
Whether you are on the way up or already at the top, Writing That Means Business shows you a sure-fire way to sharpen your competitive edge.


Young adult nonfiction
Written with Rodger Larson, founder of the distinguished Young Filmmakers Association in New York.
A guide to gaining a competitive edge with effective business writing.
This guide, which Ellen wrote using her middle name, Hawley, can help you to write memoirs.