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11. Read more about writing

No matter your level of competency, there’s always room for improvement.

For daily tips and writing-related articles, you can follow several channels, blogs or newsletters.


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6. Don’t waste the reader’s time

Our time and our attention are two of our most precious resources. It is selfish to force a reader to spend fifteen minutes reading something you could’ve—and should’ve—communicated in 90 seconds.

If you want to earn your reader’s trust, don’t waste their time.


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10. Follow the rules, and then unfollow the rules

Learn the rules so you can break them successfully.

There are some books to help them understand the guidelines of good writing such as: Grammatically Correct and Garner’s Modern English Usage


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Why you need to improve your writing skills?

Why you need to improve your writing skills?

We are all writers now. Whether you write books, blog posts, emails, Instagram captions, or text messages, you are a writer.

No matter your preferred medium, here are a few tips to help you write more effectively.


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4. Punctuation. Is. Pace

To add variety, velocity, and cadence to your writing, play around with different punctuation: periods, commas, em dashes, colons, semicolons.

Short, succinct sentences communicate tension. Longer, run-on sentences, on the other hand, help establish a frantic, hurried rhyt...


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7. 30% composition, 70% editing

For every hour you spend writing, spend three hours editing, shaping your work into something more concise, more powerful—more beautiful.

Writing truly is rewriting.


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8. Narrative urgency

Every sentence must serve a purpose: Your first sentence must make the reader want to read the second. The second sentence must propel the reader to the third. So forth and so on until the very end.

If a sentence doesn’t move the narrative forward—if it doesn’t make the writing mo...


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5. Avoid throat-clearing

Blogs, books, and social media posts are littered with unnecessary intros, solipsistic digressions, and avoidable drivel. Ditch the nonsense and state your points.

When in doubt, delete your first two paragraphs and see whether the writing improves.


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3. Do it daily

If you want to improve your writing, write every day. Writing is a muscle: if you don’t use it, you lose it.

The best way to guarantee consistent writing is to start a blog.


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9. Avoid too many adverbs

A sure sign of amateur writing is the overuse of adverbs, especially -ly adverbs. For example, a woman in a story isn’t incredibly pretty—she’s beautiful; the sky isn’t very blue—it’s azure.

Find the perfect words to avoid using adverbs as crutches.


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1. Treat text messages like prose

Before hitting the send button, review your text: spelling, content, punctuation.

Ask yourself: What am I attempting to communicate ? What am I attempting to express ?

Be more deliberate with your most common form of casual writing, and you’ll automatically become ...


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2. Words are tools

Expand your vocabulary to make your writing more precise.

There’s no need to use a ten-dollar word when a ten-cent word will suffice, but having more tools in your toolbox will allow you to select the most appropriate tool for the job.

Pick one new word each day, an...


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