Category: Better Writing

Advice from the Masters: Tracy Kidder

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Tracy Kidder has a new book out. It’s called A Truck Full of Money. I haven’t read it yet, but I will because I’ve been loving his writing since I read The Soul of a New Machine many years ago. In addition to his other work, Tracy co-wrote a fine book about writing nonfiction titled Good Prose. That’s where I found  »  Read More

The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 4/21/17

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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

Advice from the Masters: Joshua Foer

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I admit it, I’m not good at remembering names. I come up with comical substitutes for real names, transpose letters, mix up first and last names, and mispronounce names in very creative ways. I guess that’s why I thought I’d found writing advice from Joshua Foer when what I found was great advice from his brother  »  Read More

Advice from the Masters: John Grisham

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John Grisham has written a sold a boatload of books. As of 2012, his thirty-plus novels had sold more than 275 million copies in 42 languages. Eight of the novels have been adapted into films. How does he do it? According to the Daily Rituals web site he wrote five days a week, starting at 530 AM. He said his goal was to  »  Read More

Advice from the Masters: Michael Lewis

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If you read business books, you’ve probably read one of Michael Lewis’. I read his books as they come out because I know he’s going to tell a story that keeps me turning the pages and teach me something at the same time. His most recent book is The Undoing Project. I reviewed it on my Three Star Leadership blog  »  Read More

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