Here are my posts about writing this week, along with some posts about writing from others. This week there are posts on revising, blog posts, writing advice from Jim Collins, advice for a beginning blogger, better social media posts, and why and how to do curation well.
My Posts about Writing
How I learned an important lesson about writing a book.
Sometimes your blog post fights you. When it does, let it win.
Here’s another bit of advice from Jim Collins that’s perfect for writers.
Will Hodges asked me if I had any advice for a new blogger. Here’s my response
Posts by Others about Writing
“Want to improve your social media savvy? This handy infographic maps out guidelines, dimensions and optimal times for making the the ‘perfect’ social media posts on the most popular platforms: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, blogs, YouTube, Pinterest, Vine, Google+, Instagram & Tumblr.”
Curation posts are one of the five basic kinds of blog posts. They should be part of your toolkit because they let you demonstrate your expertise without much of the effort that goes into developing a think piece.
For most of the last month, Jerrod Morris and Demian Farnworth of Copyblogger have been publishing a four-part series about why you should consider curation and how to do it well. I’ve been waiting for them to complete the series so I could share it with you all at once. Each post includes a podcast and transcript.