Writer’s Block: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

  |   Better Writing Print Friendly and PDF

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin said that. Firefighting in Colonial America was a sometime affair. Fires destroyed whole blocks of houses in Philadelphia and other cities. In 1733, Franklin called for citizens to organize fire companies so they could put fires out before they  »  Read More

The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 10/11/19

  |   Reading Lists Print Friendly and PDF

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  »  Read More

Book recommendations for business leaders: 10/10/19

  |   Reading Lists Print Friendly and PDF

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

Writing a Book: What if you have no self-discipline?

  |   Writing A Book Print Friendly and PDF

John writes: “I know I need to be self-disciplined to write my book, but I’m just not a self-disciplined person. Is there any hope?” Well, John, you do need self-discipline to write a book. That’s especially true if you’re a part-time writer with a demanding day job and lots of important  »  Read More

The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 10/4/19

  |   Reading Lists Print Friendly and PDF

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  »  Read More

← Older Posts