The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 10/20/17

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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. The posts are about the  »  Read More

Book recommendations for business leaders: 10/19/17

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Stephen King says that if you want to be a writer, there are two things you must do: read a lot and write a lot. This is about the “read a lot” part. I include reading lists and book reviews that will help you do business more effectively and write better for business. In this post, I point you to reviews of  »  Read More

Advice from the Masters: Ludmilla Jordanova

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Ludmilla Jordanova is Professor of Visual Culture in the Department of History at Durham University in England. I found this wonderful observation of her’s in Helen Sword’s great book, Air & Light & Time & Space. “I see writing as an artisanal activity, like being a potter or a woodworker. The craft  »  Read More

Writing a Book: Starting the Research

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Getting ready to write a book? Great! Here are some research tips that will help you make your book the best it can be. Dump Your Brain We like to think that we start a research project with facts, but we don’t. What we start with are opinions, ideas, and experiences. You need to get them out of your head so you can move  »  Read More

The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 10/13/17

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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. The posts are about the  »  Read More

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