Tag: writing

Hard Truths: Part II

Hard truths that connect to customers are ample learning situations where you can choose just how you will respond to them. It doesn’t mean you need to like it, or that you have to look forward to it. But you can absolutely learn from it and try to keep from learning those hard truths twice!

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3 things the young writer should know

A young writer is full of promise and potential.  They have a new voice, a new perspective, and a whole lot of energy that is focused on helping them find success.  However, anyone who’s been a professional writer for a few years knows that there are also some serious tests coming their way.  Here are some of the most important things that a writer should know!

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How to get the most out of your critiquing group

In my last two posts, I talked quite a bit about the pros and cons of critique groups, and also about their limitations.  I’ve had bad experiences in the past that make me pretty apprehensive and bitter about them.  However, they also have a unique kind of power that can really help you get ahead in professional writing.  It’s all about pairing up with the right people for the right project.  Here are some tips to help you do just that!

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