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
Five Must-see TED Talks for Writers!
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.
6 Scientific Tips to Improve Your Writing
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).
A Cautionary Comic For Writers
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.
Embrace Your Writing Style: 9 Writing and Grammar Rules Worth Breaking
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.
Write Your Copy For Mr. Spock (And Other Offbeat Copywriting Tips)
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.
Katrina Robinson says
Awesome list – and more articles to add to my “read this!” pile. Thanks for compiling these!
Noemi Tasarra-Twigg says
You’re welcome, Katrina. I hope you enjoy the articles. Have a good weekend!