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Creating A House Style Guide

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Capital Hill Hotel & Suites

88 Albert Street

Ottawa, ON K1P 5E9

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Though dictionaries and style manuals (such as The Chicago Manual of Style, The Canadian Press Stylebook, and the Canada.ca Content Style Guide) provide answers and rules, you’ve noticed that there is often more than one right way to write. Do you capitalize “the Committee”? When do you spell out numbers? For emphasis, do you use bold or italics? How do you spell “judgment,” punctuate vertical lists, and close letters (“Sincerely,” “Regards,” or something else)? Avoid debates and save time (especially in team projects) by choosing a style and recording it in an easy-to-use guide.

In this active one-day workshop, you’ll learn about the benefits of house style, find out how to get buy-in from managers and writers, decide what to include, consider a variety of layouts, see how to add content—and how and when to update it. You’ll start drafting a house style guide and style sheets for your organization and take away guide-creation tools and a list of resources and samples from a variety of publication fields. And if you’re a freelance editor or writer, you’ll have a new service to offer to your clients.

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