craft of writing

Blogtalk: A Writer’s Attitude 10

We writers spend a lot of time and money learning about writing. We consume innumerable books, magazines, and blog posts. We attend classes and conferences and webinars. But, underneath all this activity, all this reaching to outside resources, we know that the most important method to becoming better writers is […]

Blogtalk: Writing is Revision is Re-Writing is Craft 6

I’m a vocal proponent of revision as an essential part of writing craft. And I support using multiple strategies depending upon the genre and topic. For example, when writing technical manuals, curriculum, and other fact or procedure-based nonfiction, I’ll usually create a rough outline before I begin. But when writing […]