The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 4/10/15

Apr 10, 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 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 improving your blog posts and revisions.

From Hassan Ud-deen: 30 High-Impact Ways to Level Up Your Writing

“here are 30 high-impact ways to supercharge your writing chops, boost your blogging confidence and finally slash those paralysing doubts swirling in your brain. Let’s go.”

Wally’s Comment: Even if you don’t have “paralyzing doubts” you’ll probably get some value from this post.

From Michael Wade: Revision

“I was writing a class with a particular theme. It was a beautiful theme and every time I read it I wanted to stand and salute and then sit down and reflect upon my brilliance. And then”

Wally’s Comment: If you’ve spent time writing and revising, you will recognize the situation Michael is describing. Most good writing is like a fabric. If you pull on a loose thread … Well, I’ll let Michael tell you.

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.

The CopyBlogger Blog


Digital Book World

Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence