The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 10/2/15

Oct 2, 2015 | 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. Every week I point you to articles and blog posts that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. Some weeks there are more pointers than others.

This week I’m pointing you to pieces on why you should write all the time and the habits of highly successful writers.

From Mike Figliuolo: 9 Reasons You Should Write All the Time

“Writing is a powerful habit that can improve your performance in several ways. It also makes you smarter, more relaxed, and more disciplined. Here are 9 reasons you should build a writing habit of your own.”

From BD Schmitt: 29 Habits of Highly Successful Writers

“Of course there’s no right or wrong way to write. But there are loose guidelines – some similarities between the writing greats. Here’s what I’ve found personally helpful, and the simple habits that some of the most famous authors exercise:”

Thanks to Merce Cardus for pointing me to this post.

Sources I Check Regularly

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

Digital Book World

Frances Caballo

Joanna Penn

Merce Cardus


Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence