I work in a field that requires a good deal of writing. I know I can do better than I currently am. How can I improve my writing skills?
Who are you writing for?
Academics, fiction, children, adults
What kind of academia, what kind of fiction, what kind of children, adults etc
Read some best-sellers in DIFFERENT FORMATS across your target market
Blog articles, ebooks, books, slideshare’s
See which one resonates with you the most and which comes naturally to you
Practice. Daily. Start small. Start big you’ll burn out fast
As a general rule. Write the way that people talk is useful. See Malcolm Gladwell as a pre-eminent example of this.
A little like I am now (I hope).
Bullet points. Formatting. Emboldening also v.useful
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