Since I started blogging, I have talked to so many people who have told me, "I'd love to start a blog! I have so many ideas about fitness/fashion/parenting/crafting/name-your-topic, and I think I could really help people! The only problem is, I'm not so sure about my writing skills." The good news is, writing is a skill that can be learned, honed, and not-quite-perfected-but-close. (You're not a real writer until you've learned to obsess over words and paragraphs, never quite feeling like the piece is done until you hit a deadline and have to just STOP TINKERING AND SUBMIT THE THING ALREADY!) With that in mind, I've decided to start a new series on my blog called Writerly Wednesdays. My intention is to help bloggers improve their writing skills to make your posts as engaging, entertaining, and un-put-downable as possible.
It's Tuesday again! “A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.” —Richard Bach I sure hope this is true!
This week's quote comes from Ray Bradbury. I've heard some writers say that they'd love to write a book, but first they need to enroll in a writing class, join an organization, learn about publishing, or overcome some other obstacle that is supposedly standing in their way. I always say, if you want to be … Continue reading Writing Quote Tuesday