Easy Ways to Become a Better Writer

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Posted April 4, 2013 by Marcy Twete in On the Ladder
I laughed out loud when I first saw this tiny infographic, but once I thought about it, I realized it’s the absolute best writing advice you’ll ever receive. If you want to be a great writer, follow these steps:

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In addition, consider adding these steps to your process:

  • Publish! You’re never going to become a great writer if no one is reading your work.
  • Ask for feedback. Even if it’s just asking your mother or your spouse to read what you’re writing, take the time to take their feedback into consideration. If you’re nervous about having a close friend or family member read your work, there are great Meetup groups and writer’s reading groups in every city where you can test your skills with strangers.
  • Revise! Even if you published a blog post a year ago, go back and look at it again. Sometimes when you’re distanced by time from a piece you’ve written, it’s easier to make revisions.

Here’s to great writing for all of you, Career Girls!


About the Author

Marcy Twete

Marcy Twete is the author of "You Know Everybody! A Career Girl’s Guide to Building a Network That Works" and a career expert who believes in order to be empowered in your career, you must be surrounded with resources and a network that both supports and challenges you. Marcy began her own networking journey as a professional fundraiser in the nonprofit industry, honed those skills as a fundraising consultant, and in 2012 networked her way to nearly 1 million readers as the CEO of the professional development website Career Girl Network.

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