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To Become A Better Writer, Become A Listener - Darius Foroux

To Become A Better Writer, Become A Listener - Darius Foroux

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Becoming a better writer

You can become a better writer by simply becoming more aware of your surroundings.

Writing is mostly strategy. And a big part of writing strategy lies in listening.

It's about how you write. Every person has a different way of expressing themselves. We can all spot which writers are fake and which ones are real. But when we write, we forget about that. We fail to think of someone a bit sceptical.

When you write, you need to be...

Start becoming aware of things that actually matter by listening to your friends, family, spouse, readers, and yourself.

See yourself as a researcher who is studying your particular subject. The better you observe the details of daily life, the better you can explain them....

Ask a question. Then listen to the answer. Repeat the process.

You can do this for an article, book or email. Ask, "What are your thoughts?" Then notice what people are really saying. Ignore the extreme stuff. Listen to the ones who leave balanced responses.

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