Asking for feedback on your writing is hard for most writers. Getting feedback on your memoir — the most personal form of writing — can be downright painful! How do you ask for and receive feedback on your personal life story? These tips will help you accept both criticism and praise with equal amounts of grace.
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Heart map writing is surprisingly effective -- and fun! These five tips for writing with a heart map will kickstart your writing (or help you maintain the momentum you already have going). Here’s how I mapped my heart and why I use it to make my writing more interesting for both me and my readers.
Writers with extroverted personality traits tend to spend more time with friends and family – especially when compared to introverts! Here are seven tips for… Read More »7 Ways for Extroverts to Increase Their Writing Productivity
How do you end your article with an echo that reverberates in your reader's mind? Endings are important - so important, in fact, that some writers say a strong ending is more important than a strong beginning! I disagree. If you don't hook your reader from the start, she'll never get to the end.
I quickly learned how to be a faster and better writer with Dragon Naturally Speaking; my only regret is I waited so long to use speech… Read More »10 Ways to Write Faster and Better With Dragon Naturally Speaking
When you’re writing for readers easily distracted by the common ground squirrel, you need to know how to write powerful words that grab – and… Read More »How to Write Powerful Words That Grab Attention