The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 7/29/16

Jul 29, 2016 | Resource 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. 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 business writing tips, when you’re too old to write a book, and a long walk to a blog post.

From Melissa G Wilson: 9 Business Writing Tips and Techniques

“One of the most lucrative forms of writing is business writing today. From online content to technical manuals to general product descriptions, there are opportunities for a solid income in many different fields of interest. It is also a different way to write, so these business writing tips and techniques will help you take a look at this unique subject area to see if it could be an opportunity for you to pursue.”

From Jerry Jenkins: “Am I Too Old to Write My Book?”

“Unless you’re on your deathbed, unable to communicate, you’re never too old to become an author.”

From Joanna Penn: 9 Lessons Learned About Writing From Walking 100km In A Weekend

“As I write this, my feet are a mess of burst blisters and my muscles ache and I’m exhausted and proud of myself and also think I’m crazy for even trying such a thing. But you guys helped me make it, because I composed this blog post while walking, typing quick notes into my phone when I stopped for breaks. So here’s nine lessons learned about writing from walking an ultra-marathon.”

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

Joel Friedlander

Joanna Penn

Men with Pens

Merce Cardus


Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence