In Episode Six—Be Consistent!: Four Writing Practices Where You Need to Keep Things Uniform—I looked at when it’s important to stay consistent in your habits regarding words with optional spellings, punctuation practices, numerals vs written numbers, and acronym usage.
In Episode Seven—Be Inconsistent!: Four Writing Practices Where You Need to Keep Changing Things Up—I highlight situations where you want to be varying your writing style choices for a smooth, streamlined result.
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Your writing needs to clearly communicate with your audience what it is that you are trying to say. Part of that process is demonstrating to readers your authority over your writing form. While you want to show that you know what you’re writing about, you also want to demonstrate that you know what you’re doing as writer as a well.
Our new WritingandEditingTipsandTricks.com video—Be Consistent!: Four Writing Practices Where You Need to Keep Things Uniform—offers best practices that will help you craft a skilled and effective piece of work.
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Whether you are self-employed and handling all of your own business interactions or an administrative assistant at a large company, the Synopsis Email is an essential follow-up communication tool that keeps expectations between you and your client(s) on track.
They Synopsis Email clarifies and confirms the specifics of what each participant is expected to deliver and when, ensuring that everyone is working collaboratively and productively toward timely success.
It also serves as an essential project history document for yourself or anyone new entering into an already ongoing endeavour.
This short video explains what you need to know and consider when writing your Synopsis Email (such as essential content, addressing discrepancies, appropriate recipients, and more) so that you will maximize its effectiveness.
Even if you have created your story skeleton and are clear on what you’ll be writing about, you still may find it difficult to get the actual writing underway.
In Episode 4, Speaking Aloud as a Writing & Editing Tool (Use Your Voice to Find the Right Words), I’ll explain how speaking aloud can be employed to get the words flowing, and then help edit those words when the drafts are done.
Watch and find out how to use your voice to overcome writer’s block and get your writing underway.
Do you find it difficult to start your writing project, even if you’ve created a story skeleton and are clear on what you are going to write about? Keep getting stuck on those first words? Find the task at hand overwhelming?
Find out in Episode 3 how to unblock and get the words flowing, keep going, and “dress” your skeleton.
Having a hard time getting starting with your writing because you can’t organize your thoughts? In Episode 1, I introduced you to a solution for this problem: The Story Skeleton.
Putting a skeleton together involves ordering the topics and sub-topics that you will be writing about into a logically structured series of bones.
However, the actual task of building the skeleton can be frustrating in itself if you are sill not clear in your thinking and can’t seem to put the bones into a logical order.
In Episode 2, I take a more in-depth look at the skeleton-building process, with me sharing some tips and tricks to help you strategically classify and order your thoughts, build your skeleton, and get writing.
Learn how to overcome blocks and get writing by organizing your thoughts into a story skeleton. Creating a skeleton will give you a roadmap, allowing you to de-stress and go forward with your writing with clarity and confidence.