Effective editing can be the difference between success and failure. Mistakes are the biggest reasons that readers do not re-visit content from writers. You have one chance to make a first impression. A reader will soon be put off if the post is littered with mistakes.
Every writer has been plagued by a grammar detective. Some mistakes are inevitable, we are only human. However, you should try to adopt a good editing practice.
Do you want to know what two of my most successful posts are so far this month? Posts about Medium isn’t that depressing.
Some readers read all my work regardless of what I post. These loyal souls I am more grateful for than I can put into words. The majority of new readers only want posts on Medium and it depresses the hell out of me.
Facebook is getting more erratic and making it harder to connect to our followers. There may be a moment in the future where you simply cannot share your writing on there. This is the moment our email list becomes even more valuable. An email list is a place your followers can always find your work. … Continue reading Your Email List is Your Biggest Asset as a Writer.
Too many times writers are crippled with writer’s block. I have been amongst these. My advice when the writing bug takes you is to go with it and get as much writing done as possible. These golden times with give you a cushion if writer’s block hits again. As writers, we should embrace the golden … Continue reading Ride the Wave of Inspiration
I have just had a coaching place become available on my professional coaching course. This doesn’t happen often. Sign up whilst you can. Is there a better time to concentrate on your writing? If you would like to take your writing to the next level then you might consider my coaching program, from as little … Continue reading Be Quick – A Coaching Space Just Became Available
The Everyday writer is a new project I have started at Medium. A daily journal that documents the life of a part-time writer, full-time teacher and mother. Having been writing for over a year seriously, I have decided to start this project. Here is a daily journal of my life, both as a full-time teacher, mother and … Continue reading What is the Everyday Writer?