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Writing Tips My Clients Love

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One benefit of working as a ghostwriter and author coach is that I get to spend time with intelligent people who have deep knowledge of their subject. Of course, they’re all different. They vary in age, professional background, and writing experience. Some have toddlers at home while others have grown children. Some  »  Read More

Don’t worry about the horse being blind

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Alabama head coach Nick Saban has a “system.” Football coach and genuine character John Madden had a saying: “Don’t worry about the horse being blind. Just load the wagon.” They’re both after the same thing. They want their players to concentrate on their individual job and not worry  »  Read More

5 Ways to Do It Wrong

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I tell my clients there’s almost always an array of good solutions to any writing problem. There’s usually many more than one right answer. But there are some very specific ways to get things wrong when you’re writing a book. Here are five of them. Start to prepare to begin to get ready Pondering, planning, or  »  Read More

The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 7/25/14

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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 one or two pieces that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. This week I’m pointing you to  »  Read More

Writing Better: Learning from Nucor

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Nucor gets a lot of things right Nucor is an impressive company. They’re the largest steelmaker in the United States. They’re also North America’s largest recycler of any material. They’re a pretty creative bunch, too. They’ve been responsible for several major technological breakthroughs, but  »  Read More

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