10/4/13: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

Oct 4, 2013 | Better Writing

You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Here are some recent blog posts and articles that might help.

This week I’m pointing you to pieces on promoting your blog and deciding where to write.

From Social Media Mamma: 120 Marketing Tactics for New Blogs

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From Writer’s Digest: 13 Quirky Workplaces of Famous Writers

“Many great writers have found creative comfort while sitting at a desk. (Charles Dickens was so attached to his that he had its contents shipped to his vacation home.) But a surprising number of literary luminaries have ventured beyond the traditional perch to create their ideal writing spots, whether that meant stepping into a bathtub or trekking into the wilderness. Here are 13 of the most memorable.”

Wally’s Comment: Where’s the best place for you to write. I’ve got some pretty firm ideas on the kind of writing cave that will work for most people. But there are lots writers turning out great work without the kind of place I recommend. This article describes the “quirky” workplaces of a baker’s dozen of famous writers. My favorite is Maya Angelou.

Sources I Check Regularly

I find the posts and articles that I share with you on The Writer’s Edge in many places. But there are a few that provide insightful pieces again and again. Here they are.

The CopyBlogger Blog


Digital Book World

Tools of Change for Publishing


Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence