Improve your writing through critique and criticism

Improve your writing through critique and criticism

Many of us who have been writing for a number of years understand the potential pain of someone critiquing our work. But as writers, we also know we have to develop a thick skin. Our work will always be under the radar. Mark Twain said: “Tomorrow night I appear for...
Why Polish Your Writing

Why Polish Your Writing

As a writer and an editor, I live with a red pen in my head, and it’s constantly moving. Even when I listen to others speak, unfortunately, that red pen is editing their words and sentences. I can’t help it. It’s a disease. Heck, I do it to myself! And it’s worse when...
Should writers edit their work?

Should writers edit their work?

As writers, we enjoy focusing on the creative. We love to use our imaginations and put it on paper with words that form beautiful prose. Even writing business material takes a lot of talent and enthusiasm to pen meaningful thoughts and advice. But what about the...
Using your newsletters to tell your story

Using your newsletters to tell your story

For any of us who have had bedtime stories read to us, or we read them ourselves, we realized how soothing stories can be. Stories create images in our minds and take us to places we didn’t even know existed if not for the books that shelter the words. Stories can...