The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 11/21/14

Nov 21, 2014 | 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 one or two pieces that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. This week I’m pointing you to pieces on the future of publishing and lessons Mike Meginnis has learned.

From Digital Book World: Five Digital Publishing Leaders Weigh in on Industry’s Future

“Here’s one short thought each from five industry leaders on where digital publishing is headed:”

Wally’s Comment: Scroll down from the one-liners at the top to more detail observations below.

From Mike Meginnis: 7 Things I’ve Learned So Far

“This is a recurring column called ‘7 Things I’ve Learned So Far,’ where writers at any stage of their careers can talk about writing advice and instruction — by sharing seven things they’ve learned along their writing journeys that they wish they knew at the beginning. This is installment is from Mike Meginnis, author of Fat Man and Little Boy.”

Wally’s Comment: I love sharing the advice of working writers, especially when they write nonfiction and are good at what they do.

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

Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence