Member login

Username:
Password:
Remember me
 

Topics > Success, Self-Improvement > ID: 2529

How are your writing skills?

Posted Date: Jun 26th, 2010 20:39 | Hits: 473

Author's Profile

  • pplcheryl63
  • CITRMS
  • SocialRank:  #1
  • Level: Semi-pro (16744)
  • Confirmed Friends: 241
 

So I finished my little creative writing project and it was a good exercise in more ways than one.  It reminded me to focus on my writing skills instead of just writing.  Many times when I blog I just write.  Depending on what I write I sometimes just don't worry about the writing skills.  I write and I post.  I realized just how 'sloppy" that is.  I have to admit that time is a factor, lack of it but during this exercise I found  that there are some things that I can do to use those writing skills more effectively.

1. Have a plan before you write-Know what your key points are before you start to write.  Back in the days of the dinosaurs we called it an outline.  Put your ideas down on paper in the order you want to present them.  Use this like a blueprint. 

2. Do your research-Will you need hyperlinks to websites that present more information on your point? Research them and write down the links

3. Write a rough draft-A rough draft is just that.  Write out your blog etc and save it on a notepad etc.  Come back later and read it.  You may find that the point you thought you made was not clear, catch typos or just decide that it does not flow. You can then make any changes.

4. Use a spellchecker and or proofreader-Spellcheckers are great but remember they only check spelling, they won't tell you if you have used the correct word such as with 'They're" There" and "Their"

5. It's not a final draft until you are happy with it-you can tweak it as much as you like.  When you are happy post it.

   Add to favourites

Other Topics

Member Honors Updates Nov 30th, 2008 09:18
One of the new upgrades to the site is the addition of honors for members.  Certified Member This is the first honor introduced for our members.  In order to be Certified, you must: Have ...
It's here! Ezine Space Apsense's new eZine launches-Official Announcement Nov 10th, 2009 00:11
EZineSpace is here!  You may have noticied on you member homepage a new widget for Ezine Spare.  Subscribe now!  One of the things that eZine space will provide is an APSense eZine spec...
Aren't you tired of seeing this?I have found it! the absolute secret to succeeding in your online business! Nov 12th, 2008 09:44
That's right I have found the secret! I'm only sharing this secret with a select few so you must get your copy of WABR right now! WABR will strip away all the confusion!  It will give you easy...
Diving into the deep end of the pool when you don't know how to swim? Oct 11th, 2008 14:51
Before your read this post, start at the beginning.  Read about the basics here.   You've completed your profile, uploaded your picture and even read some of the articles in the Tutorial a...
BBC America Treasures Sep 5th, 2010 11:18
It may take a little work to find the answers but I have faith in our members! 500 credits up for grabs! 1. This show is listed in the Guinness Book of World records as the longest running Sci-fi ...

 Access Limits: All Visitors

 

Member's comment

pplcheryl63  Jul 8th, 2010
You're welcome

Ivy Jane  Jul 8th, 2010
very helpful. thanks


You have to log into the site first

Who viewed this page

Peter
Web Marketer
heartuvgold
Newbie Adviser
IdrisIndia
Hosting Services
missedout
Home CEO
Dave Shinn
marketer
Nordichuks
PAID TO VIEW WEBSITE
Help Line Law
Legal Solutions
Ivy Jane
Affiliate Manager
mellisa
free website traffic
szedit10
internet marketer
More