Taking your writing skills to the next level is a common writing complex. Oftentimes it grants others the definition of your credibility most especially if you’re working on a job that involves a great degree in writing—emails, proposal or business letters, and even creative articles. Muscle out your writing flexes with these hacks to improve your skills.
The principle of deliberate practice.
Understanding the need for deliberate writing practice is the basic means for you to improve. This includes identifying your writing weaknesses and how you wrestle them out to avoid mediocrity. Broadening your vocabulary can be also through reading other works of renowned writers in the field, learning a specific writing practice, and to come out from your shell.
Think then write.
You can’t put a hazy thought into words without carving a clear picture in your mind on how you want readers to read it. Consider who you’re writing for, what goal will you want to realize, and a logical solution that’ll solve the entire conflict of the content.
The writing structure.
Just like any four-course dinner with a complete set of course meals, content as well requires a consistent structure to begin with. Distribute your storyline accordingly to its corresponding elements for a better flow of the story.
Writing skills to master
- Logical flow to keep your audience on track
- Abstract wording or language
- Avoid verbosity and clichés
- Maintain a flowing transition and clarity
- Know the basics of keyword search
Establish your writer signature with these skills
- Use the zoom in – zoom out technique
- Learn how cliffhangers can hook your readers
- Fresh metaphors and rhythm is music to your audience
- Establish your writing voice
Cultivating a regular writing habit nurtures the importance of learning its basic. Writing goes through a learning curve and can take a while depending on your familiarity with its important aspects. Tina Heinrich’s The Adventures of Flopsy and Flathead takes you to a different abstract and how far your writing perspective can go.