Writing is not everybody’s cup of tea! Well, not anymore
It is said, “A pen is mightier than the sword.” In today’s world, writing and expressing oneself clearly is an important skill one must possess. Good writing skill is something you need throughout your life no matter whichever profession you are in. Be it lawyers, salespeople, teachers – strong writing skills are critical throughout the many branches of society. Most of us communicate via email, text or social media and hence many pieces of information is flowing between us through the written word every day. In this competitive world where every minute counts, strong writing makes the difference.
Here are the tips to ace your writing skills
1. Keep it short and simple (KISS)
Short sentence grabs the readers attention. They don’t bore readers and it becomes easy to understand the message properly.
2. 5W1H (What, where, who, when, why and how)
Keep these guidelines in mind while writing. By following these questions your writing will have all the answers of the readers.
3. Less is more
Try to convey more meaning in less word. Make the right use of synonyms, antonyms and idioms.
4. Use simple vocabulary
Always use plain and simple language while you construct your sentences. It will not only make your piece easy to read but will also provide a good reading-speed to the readers.
5. Read as much as you can
Be it newspaper, magazines or even novel. Reading from a variety of genres exposes a person to various techniques of writing. And is very helpful while incorporating in own’s writing skills.
You can also create your own blog
Digital media has turned into the latest buzz. From regular sponsors to starting their own brands, blogging is a full-time job. Blogging provides a platform to share your thoughts and talents. A blog also serves as a great portfolio.
You can create your own blog while following these steps
1. Pick a blog name
Emphasize what your blog posts will be about with a creative name.
2. Choose your blog template
Customize the design of your blog to match your style.
3. Start writing posts
Use your unique tone and voice to share your expertise.
4. Connect your domain
Get online with a domain name that makes it easy for people to find you.
5. Publish posts and go live
Launch your blog with posts you are passionate about.
6. Share your posts
Engage with followers by sharing blog posts and replying to comments.
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