How to Improve Your Writing Today…

Writing (though a rough Uneven and bumpy road), doesn’t have to be complicated. It is a muscle that if used improves. Write here. Write now. Just write. Edit later.

Write something everyday and you’ll get done. That’s one of the most important advice I received and adopted while doing my dissertation.

It worked

It worked! I wrote everyday and before long I had finished my research; published a peer reviewed journal article on the Leadership Challenge; published 2 books on Success Strategies; and am onto my 3rd inspirational book titled GreenLight. Woohoo!  Writing (though a rough Uneven and bumpy road), doesn’t have to be complicated. It is a muscle that if used improves. Write here. Write now. Just write. Edit later.

Jessica Stillman wrote  How to Radically Improve Your Writing in Under 2 Minutes In summary she recommended:

  • Delete the word “that; which we often use but is unnecessary.
  • Delete the words “I think“. Doing so strengthens your sentences.
  • Avoid words ending in “ing.
  • Write short sentences. Short paragraphs. Keep paragraphs to less than three sentences. Yea I know’ that‘s hard for some (here goes ‘that’ word again).
  • Shrink your opening sentence.

I intend to follow her advice and I hope you do too. So adopt 1, 2, or a few… and improve your writing today.

Cheers!

Author: Dr. Shelly C

Dr. Shelly Cameron is an Author, Speaker, HR/OD Consultant and Coach. She has researched the topic of Success and written 8 books on Success, Leadership, Career, inspiration and motivation. Her research on the Leadership Challenge was published in the Journal of American Academy of Business Cambridge (JAABC). She now uses the results of her research to connect others to Success. Visit www.shellycameron.com and Get a copy of her Books online at Amazon or in-store Barnes & Noble. When not writing Shelly enjoys wave-watching, movies, reading, and spending time with family.

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