The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 2/22/19

Feb 22, 2019 | Reading Lists

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. Even though writing and storytelling and blogging and SEO aren’t your day job, you want to do them better.

You need to get the most value you can from your reading time. That’s why every week I pick the one post from the web’s multitudes that will help you get better. This week I’m pointing you to a post on stories and business.

From Michael McGinnis: Why Business People Need Plot And Story Too

“When I talk about telling stories at work, I don’t mean gossiping around the water cooler. While some executives think that statistics convince people and that dryness is a sign of excellence, the best business creators have always known the power and value of a story.”

Here’s a link to my recent post titled “Writing a Book: Discipline is not enough.

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.

Ali Luke

Alliance of Independent Authors

Ann Handley

Frances Caballo

Jane Friedman


Jenn dePaula

Jerry Jenkins

Joel Friedlander

Joanna Penn


Michele DeFilippo

Penny Sansevieri

Daphne Gray-Grant

Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence

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