3/15/14: This Week’s Posts about Writing

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Here are my posts about writing this week, along with some posts about writing from others. This week there are posts on three things not to do, writing for the ear, writing advice from Winston Churchill, and four questions to answer before you write a word. Posts by others were on content marketing and creativity.

My Posts

Better Writing: 3 things not to do

You write to get an idea from your head to someone else’s. Here are three ways to clog up the process and how to avoid them.

Write for the ear

For millennia, spoken language was all there was. Even though most people read from print today, they still hear the words.

Advice from the Masters: Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill was not a subtle man. Neither is his writing advice.

4 Questions to answer before you write a word

Great business books have impact. That’s because they’re written for real people to help them solve real problems or seize real opportunities.

Posts by Others

From Problogger: Content Marketing Smart – Why Your Blog Article is Just the Beginning

“Your  blog article is just the beginning. Think about it as a river, and the rest of your content as streams coming off it. The source is great, but the streams spread wider and do totally different and amazing things.”

From Steven Pressfield: How I Get Ideas

“Herewith, ten idiosyncratic observations on the subject of generating ideas.”

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