Reading is essential to being a good writer, so here are the best blog posts I’ve seen this week, which I’d like to share with you.
Blog posts about writing you’ll enjoy
TED Talks used to be the hottest thing online, and while that may not be the case anymore, it doesn’t mean TED Talks doesn’t have anything to offer. Today, check out this article which includes talks from Any Tan, Elizabeth Gilbert, and Tim Brown. Topics range from creativity (and where it hides) to success and failure and the drive to keep on going.
This is serious stuff, all backed by science, with terms like “fMRI neuroimaging” thrown in. The tips are concise and useful, though. If you need to read the article twice, then do so (as I did).
Learning to write better and getting the inspirational juices going does not mean you have to read serious material all the time. This blog post will give you some comic relief.
I’ve always been a firm believer in knowing the rules first and then breaking them if you have to – in the name of artistic freedom, writing style, or whatever you want to call it. This blog post is all about that and identifies rules which you can break if necessary. A reminder: you don’t have to break them – only if you want to.
They got me at Spock.
The essence of this blog post is this: “If something is logical it is, by nature, persuasive.” And we know that Spock is logic at its best.