Activate Your Writing with Powerful Verbs

DO YOU WANT your writing to take hold of your readers and pull them from one page to the next? Do you want to imbue your writing with more tension, movement, and power? One of the most potent ways to strengthen your writing is to use strong, precise, and active verbs […]

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 […]