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The Two Minutes It Takes To Read This Will Improve Your Writing Forever – Josh Spector

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You’re busy, so I’ll keep this quick.

Following are the simplest tips I can give you to easily — and forever — improve the quality of your writing.

Delete the word “that.”

At least 90% of the times you use the word “that” can be removed from your writing and it will instantly make your sentence stronger.

Example: “You believe that I’m lying, but I’m not.” becomes “You believe I’m lying, but I’m not.”

Delete the words “I think.”

It adds nothing. Remove it to strengthen your point.

Example: “I think this is a good sentence.” becomes “This is a good sentence.”

Avoid words that end in “-ing.”

In most cases, the “-ing” softens your word and adds no value. Your writing will read better if you avoid it.

Example: “The experiences we’re seeking end up being underwhelming and even disappointing.” becomes “The experiences we seek often underwhelm and disappoint.”

Short sentences. Short paragraphs.

Most sentences can be cut in half. Don’t be afraid to have a two or three word sentence.

Keep paragraphs to less than three sentences.

White space is your reader’s friend.

Shrink your opening sentence.

Make it compelling, but keep it short and conversational.

Example: “This is a post that’s going to help you become a better writer.” becomes “I can help you.”

 

 

 

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What Keeps You From Writing? — The Art of Blogging

Today we have a simple question that will likely draw many different answers from different people. What prevents you from sitting down and writing? What’s stopping that great blog post, compelling article, or even bestselling book from pouring out of your mind and onto virtual paper? Don’t be shy, step up and have your say.

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A Dose of Inspiration: Three Perspectives on Writing — Discover

Love to write but sometimes need a boost? Read fellow writers’ insights on the craft.

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A Dose of Inspiration: Three Perspectives on Writing — Discover

Love to write but sometimes need a boost? Read fellow writers’ insights on the craft.

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When Writing Sucks: How to Deal with Writer’s Burnout — northern words

But if you’re wanting to take your writing to the next level, you’re going to have to learn to deal with Suck Days. It might not be easy, but here are four things I’ve found that make the Suck Days not only more manageable, but something you can use to your advantage.

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