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How to Become a Better Writer

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How do you become a better writer? Is it something you’re born with or can you learn the skills that are needed. According to Paula Pant, you can get better. Here’s how.

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How to Become a Better Writer

  1. 1. Become a Better Writer WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM How to from an interview with Paula Pant
  2. 2. WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM GET INSPIRATION STEP 0: take in lots of ideas and information from outside sources. A big part of the writing process is “synthesizing many different thoughts and ideas that you learn from the outside world, and pulling that all together and contextualizing it within your own framework.” - Paula Pant
  3. 3. WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM GET INSPIRATION STEP 0: take in lots of ideas and information from outside sources. A big part of the writing process is “synthesizing many different thoughts and ideas that you learn from the outside world, and pulling that all together and contextualizing it within your own framework.” - Paula Pant Read a lot, and listen a lot.
  4. 4. WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM BRAIN DUMP STEP 1: Allot a particular time each day to brain dump your ideas. Not everything in your brain dump will get published. Good writing is a combination of three things: reading, writing, and editing.
  5. 5. WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM SHELVE IT. STEP 2: Set your brain dump aside for at least 24 hours. Stepping away before editing allows you to look at the piece with fresh eyes. You’ll see it more clearly.
  6. 6. WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM START EDITING STEP 3: Know what you are looking for. If you have access to a talented editor, send your articles to that person before you publish them. Read books about how to be a better writer and then consciously apply those tips during the editing process. Edit more than once. ED IT
  7. 7. WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM EDITING TIPS
  8. 8. WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM "KILL YOUR DARLINGS" 1. Just because you’ve spent a lot of time working on something doesn’t mean it should get published. - Stephen King
  9. 9. WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM GET RID OF ADVERBS 2. He shut the door quickly. He slammed the door.
  10. 10. WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM BE JUDICIOUS ABOUT ADJECTIVES 3. Twelve rescue ambulances stood by to rush injured people to nearby hospitals. Twelve ambulances stood by.
  11. 11. WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM REMEMBER THE FUNDAMENTAL SENTENCE STRUCTURE 4. WHENINDOUBT STICKTOTHEBASICS *subject,verb,object
  12. 12. WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM DON’T START A SENTENCE WITH A DEPENDENT CLAUSE 5. is a part of your sentence that can’t stand on its own. It wouldn’t be a full sentence if you ended it with a period instead of a comma. It depends upon the rest of the sentence. A dependent clause
  13. 13. WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM DON'T EDIT DURING YOUR BRAIN DUMP 6. ED IT X
  14. 14. WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM RECOMMENDED BOOKS TO READ
  15. 15. MORE ON THIS AT WWW.BECOMEABLOGGER.COM

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