Hitting Publish to push your post out to wherever it lives on the Internet is far from the final act of blogging.
Take these seven additional steps to ensure that your blog is being discovered by new readers and revisited by existing ones. Continue reading “The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Bloggers”
Not everyone can just sit down in front of a keyboard and launch into polished business writing that pours onto the screen. Sometimes it’s not what we want to do anyway.
Generally, however, there are deadlines. If you do need to pick up the pace, what’s the secret? Continue reading “5 Ways to Get More Writing Done in Less Time”
If at first you don’t succeed… join the club.
There’s no reason to be frustrated if you aren’t able to write exactly what you want on the first attempt. In fact, that may work to your advantage. Continue reading “Writers, It’s Time to Stop Dreading the Revision Process”
Writers, when you use an absolute adjective like always or never in a sentence, you’re making the claim that there are no exceptions.
Do you know what that means? It means that in a way, you’re challenging your audience to prove the statement to the contrary.
Whoa! Conflict as a result of one little adjective? Continue reading “Absolute Adjectives: Are You Guilty of This Totally Unique Problem?”
Although you may have read hundreds or even thousands of real estate listings about homes that feature a “gourmet kitchen,” does such a thing exist? Continue reading “Gourmet: Can This Word Leave a Bad Taste in Your Mouth?”