I just read an article, and it really changed the way I think of my writing, and my overall productivity in general. The interesting part of the article is its explanation for why. Most people will agree that those of us suffering from the affliction of wanting to put pen to paper probably did pretty well in English class, and by extension, most of school as well.
In fact, I think anyone can learn anything if given enough time to learn the skill. No one is born a good artist. No one is born a good writer. No one is born a good singer.
You get the point. So what stops everyone from learning everything? No one ever wants to be bad at anything, and no one wants to spend the hard work to improve.
Someone once told me that an artist is considered a master at 10, hours. How often have you spent 10, hours practicing something?
Where do you think you would be if you did spend 10, hours on something? How do you improve on your writing skills? Improving writing is both easy and difficult.
Unlike singing or drawing, there are obvious things you can do to quickly improve your writing. Also unlike singing or drawing, improvement with writing requires you to complete projects. To improve your writing, you have to go through all the stages of writing.
You have to write your first draft, let it rest, and edit for publication. Beyond that, you have to look at what rules are generally respected for good writing.
What do I mean? However, if you do use the rules, the final product comes out better. I have a couple. If you feel the need to use an adverb, spend five minutes thinking of a better way to say whatever it is you want to say.
Same thing as above. Search and destroy them with a better substitute. Shroud your descriptions in actions. His arm was covered in tattoos. His tattooed arm snatched up his duffel bag.
Try to avoid the following: Both of these babysit your reader and ruin the excitement. Whatever happens in the text is naturally sudden because, well, it happened. Let him do it.Writing is the number one skill of PR practitioners.
It’s more important than being a nice person. Seriously.
[ ]. Idrees Patel is a Bachelor of Management Studies graduate, and is located in India. His goal for Writers’ Treasure to make it a resource which provides in-depth and effective writing advice for writers.
Summary. For further commentary beyond the report, see the accompanying blog post. For a table of the full list of countries and their numbers, or to submit information about the talent pool in your region, send a message using the contact form. The demand for AI . To some, including me, writing is no different: the concept of natural talent has been profoundly absent in most aspects of my life, instead having to work for everything, which, in itself, is not a .
Talent vs. learning: Do you have to be born with a genius for writing? Do you have to have some crucial chromosomal heritage from brilliant parents? Or maybe just a happy coincidence of the right mental wiring?
If the answer to these questions is “yes,” then only the prodigies among us are going to make it at this writing game.
Introducing talent and skill Talent and skill are oftentimes mistaken and confused in perceptions and conversations. They both relate to the ability of a person to work and perform on a specific task, although the difference between the two is from where the ability originates.