This Week’s Posts about Writing: 6/28/14

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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 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

Rewrite and revise until done

How I learned an important lesson about writing a book.

When the post fights you

Sometimes your blog post fights you. When it does, let it win.

Advice from the Masters: Jim Collins (II)

Here’s another bit of advice from Jim Collins that’s perfect for writers.

Blogging: Advice for a new blogger

Will Hodges asked me if I had any advice for a new blogger. Here’s my response


Posts by Others about Writing

From HR Web Cafe:Creating the Perfect Social Media Posts

“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.

Why You Should Curate Content (And How to Do It Right)

The 5 W’s of Link Curation

How Successful Writers Curate Ideas

How to Curate Knowledge, Turn it Into Wisdom, and Build Your Audience

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