How Can You Become A Better Writer?

Word Count: 538 Summary: I have been writing professionally for more than two decades and teaching writing nearly that long. Every conference, every writing staff, and every class has always included some writer who asks: “How Can I Become A Better Writer?” They don’t usually like my answer. “Practice writing every day and read to study the writing of others every day.” They don’t like the answer for one of two reasons usually. Some people are looking for some quick fix, magic formula that will… Keywords: write, writing, publish, edit, profit, market, advice, help, tip, article, improve, skill, book Article Body: I have been writing professionally for more than two decades and teaching writing nearly that long. Every conference, every …

How To Speed Read, Read Faster, Read Better

One of the most highly regarded manuscripts dedicated to teaching speed reading is now available as an e-Book Let’s face it, the ability to read faster, and still comprehend what you’re reading, is an essential skill in today’s fast moving environment. We must read extensively if we want to be successful in our studies, or careers. There’s no doubt, learning to speed read is probably the most valuable and time saving skill you can acquire. Frankly, under today’s information pressures you must read faster and read better if you are to get ahead at all. Of course, some people will say you can do fine without knowing how to speed read. WRONG! Young men and women trained in Modern Speed …

8 Tips To Become An Expert Proofreader

Many people are under the assumption that proofreading is an “innate” ability. The reality is that it is actually an acquired skill. By following these tips, you can transform yourself into the expert proofreader you’ve always dreamed of becoming! 1. You are the best judge of yourself. By this I mean that you can determine exactly what your most common mistakes are. Whether it’s placing the “e” before the “I,” or simply forgetting the semi-colon; once you familiarize yourself with your most common mistakes, proofreading will become much easier. 2. Remember, proofreading is not about misspelled words only; most likely those are caught by the application you are using like MS Word spell checker. You must look for incorrect sentence …