Category: Better Writing

Advice from the Masters: Laini Taylor

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Laini Taylor describes herself as “a writer-artist-daydreamer-nerd-person, and simultaneously a mom-wife-sister-daughter-person” who writes books for “youngish people.” Wikipedia describes her as “an American young adult fantasy author.” In 2012, Publisher’s Weekly interviewed her and  »  Read More

Advice from the Masters: Bill Taylor

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William C. “Bill” Taylor is a co-founder of Fast Company magazine and the author of several books, most recently, Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways. You can read my review of the book here. He did a short video for HBR titled “Why You Should Read Your Memo Out Loud.”  »  Read More

The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 3/3/17

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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. Some weeks there are more  »  Read More

It just popped into my head! Now what?

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We’ve all had that experience. You’re just going through life doing whatever you do, when, suddenly, bang! Pow! Brilliant flash of light! You have a great idea. Immortality awaits. Not so fast there, my friend. Our brains naturally create connections and ideas. You can’t stop it, it’s something that human beings  »  Read More

The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 2/24/17

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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. Some weeks there are more  »  Read More

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