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Listen Better, Write Better

Listening skills can handicap or help your writing. Here’s how.

New Words Merriam-Webster Added in 2018

Here are 26 words that Merriam-Webster added to the dictionary in 2018.

How To Write Clearer Content

If you’re having problems getting your point across, you may be making this mistake.

Before You Write About NFL Protests…

NFL Preseason is here and so are player protests. If you’re a writer who will be covering the topic, let’s talk first.

Don’t Give A F@#k, You’ll Write Better

Want to write better? Stop writing for everybody.

Create Better Stories With Long-Term Effects

Whether you’re writing fiction or non-fiction, long-term effects could improve your story.

Have Redundancies Gotten Your Writing Out Of Shape?

Do you state the obvious? Do you use any of these redundant phrases?

Words To Replace For Sharper, More Colorful Writing

Improve your writing by replacing weak, vague words like these.

Writing With A Monkey On Your Back: The Fear Of Bad Writing

Stop expecting perfection. You’ll write more, and you’ll write better.

Freelancing Without Goals Can Bring Misery

Hustle and flow without a plan and you’ll end up on the freelance plateau, dreading your work.

Why It’s Good The Audience Doesn’t Listen

Do you get frustrated when readers don’t follow your advice? You shouldn’t. That’s a good thing.

Shooting Naked Facts Can Kill Your Story

Readers don’t want to know everything you know. They want to know the things that matter.

From “Show Your Work:” Quotes Pt. 2

Austin Kleon’s take on what you should share, how to share and getting fans and followers.

From “Show Your Work:” Quotes Pt.1

Reasons why you should show what you’ve got.

20 New Words Merriam-Webster Added To The Dictionary

We have over 1,000 new words to work with. Here are 20.