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how to determine your audience
“Be mindful of your audience,” my teachers would tell me. “Write to your peers/your elders/your town/your country/etc.,” they would encourage our class. “Don’t use language that your audience wouldn’t use.” And I have to agree that as a writer you should be mindful of your audience. Knowing your audience helps […]

How to Determine Your Audience


how to become a better writer
See also:¬†How to Write Every Day Just because we write a lot doesn’t mean we get better at it. Writing often¬†enables us to become more familiar with the task. But familiarity with an imperfect writing means you’ll never get a perfected writing. And we write a lot. A lot of […]

How to Become a Better Writer


awesome apps and programs for writers
Truth is, if you’re a writer then I’m hoping you’re already using some or all of these programs. But if you’re just getting started or looking to expand your ability, I have some suggestions for you. Here are 6 of the best programs and apps (in no particular order) for […]

6 Awesome Apps and Programs for Writers



how to proofread your own writing
What is proofreading? Proofreading is not editing. The goal of editing is to rearrange, cut, and add writing to the draft. It focuses on choosing the diction, making the writing succinct, and clarifying ambiguity. The goal of proofreading is to correct visual errors to end up with a mistake-free document. […]

How to Proofread Your Own Work Effectively


how to write every day
Why should I write every day? The only way to get better at writing is to write more. If you’ve been writing for any amount of time, you know how painful looking back at any earlier pieces is. (Heck, even when editing your own work you may recognize that agonizing […]

How to Write Every Day