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Talk the Talk. Write the Walk.

too to to error

I marvel at the language skills of those who live outside of native English-speaking countries. Several friends speak two or more languages. I find that phenomenal. Although I have studied French and Spanish, I am far from conversant in either language. English is my one and only and sometimes I've wondered about that..

How I Write

write without fear, edit without mercy Recently, I began Neil Gaimon’s MasterClass on writing. I took his advice and uploaded some of my work into the "I Write Like" site. The first piece I uploaded said I write like Agatha Christie. I’d jump for joy to write like the best-selling woman writer of all time, but I’ll admit I was skeptical.

Writing for Online Reading — How Long Is Too Long?

measuring length

It may come as no surprise to those who read online that narrow text columns are preferable to wide ones. Good web developers pay attention to browser resolutions and screen sizes to ensure that their web pages are the right width. The length (i.e. word count) of an article is the writer's concern.

Formatting Content: The Medium
IS the Message

Look Here!

What you say might be less important than how you say it.
This holds true, in fact, even truer for material that is published on the web.



Your Personal Style Guide

style

When your fingers do the talking, sometimes they trip over your words and leave your ideas in shambles. That's why it's helpful to establish and use a personal style guide.