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How Can I Be A Good Writer? by Kingdeen1(m): 11:31pm On Jan 19
Please how can I be a good writer??

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by vonlogon: 11:39pm On Jan 19
Practice hard, a lazy person cannot be a writer, then you read other write ups that are in the category of your area of interest.
Shikena

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by Kingdeen1(m): 12:09am On Jan 20
vonlogon:
Practice hard, a lazy person cannot be a writer, then you read other write ups that are in the category of your area of interest.
Shikena

Tnx bro I really appreciate

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by Rosemary33: 11:21am On Jan 20
Read! Read !! And read!!! Then practice. Get those you are looking up to to review your work and give you corrections.
Don't be too ashamed when they disapprove of your work. Try again and let them constructively criticize.
While story telling may be inherent, writing as a skill is learned, and it is an act.
Attend as many workshops as you can, learn the act and technics of writing online.

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by Brazzaville(m): 12:27pm On Jan 20
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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by Divepen1(m): 11:03pm On Jan 20
First sets of advice:

1. Download Ubreader
2. Search for the book titled 'Mastery' By Robert Greene.. Read

3. Do midnight sub.
4. Download Ted Talks From Writers at least 50 and listen.
If you successfully do these...



Then, you have the commitment needed for a writer...


1. You need a mentor.. I might still be a baby but I can give you directions..
But if you want us to deal, you will show me pictures of those..

I'll help you work on a. Series of stories b. Freelance Writing c. Blog articles. d. Owning your own blog.


2. You will write like a hypnotised fool.
3. Read and Train till you stop writing in life.

4. You'll need to study strategic TV series
like those from Shonda Rhimes or George R.R Martins..


5. Then have a mind that keeps questioning life..

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by Efelee05(f): 8:06pm On Feb 25
Hi, can you be my mentor?
Divepen1:
First sets of advice:


1. Download Ubreader

2. Search for the book titled 'Mastery' By Robert Greene.. Read


3. Do midnight sub.

4. Download Ted Talks From Writers at least 50 and listen.

If you successfully do these...




Then, you have the commitment needed for a writer...



1. You need a mentor.. I might still be a baby but I can give you directions..

But if you want us to deal, you will show me pictures of those..


I'll help you work on
a. Series of stories
b. Freelance Writing
c. Blog articles.
d. Owning your own blog.



2. You will write like a hypnotised fool.

3. Read and Train till you stop writing in life.


4. You'll need to study strategic TV series

like those from Shonda Rhimes or George R.R Martins..



5. Then have a mind that keeps questioning life..



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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by Divepen1(m): 8:29pm On Feb 25
Efelee05:
Hi, can you be my mentor?
That's a lot to ask ooo...

But we can talk on WhatsApp

08183323098
Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by alexsandro(m): 10:05pm On Feb 26
To be a good writer you need a lot of experience in this field. Start writing short stories, use the help of more experienced specialists to highlight their skills. I did it that way. I used help of custom papers online to improve my own skills in writing and now i can say it worked... Do not avoid the advice of professionals, look for your way to improvement and as a result you will become an excellent writer.

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by Efelee05(f): 2:11am On Feb 27
Will do, thank you
Divepen1:
That's a lot to ask ooo...

But we can talk on WhatsApp

08183323098
Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by alexsandro(m): 8:50pm On Feb 27
Efelee05:
Will do, thank you
what do you have to ask?
Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by FunnyDude: 12:13pm On Feb 28
To learn how to become a good writer and make it your source of income.
Follow this thread
https://www.nairaland.com/4605959/how-make-above-40k-every

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by streem26: 1:25pm On Nov 14
The only way to improve your writing is to write, a lot.
Keep a journal like https://onplanners.com/daily-planner-templates-printable. Handwritten. Do different things when you journal, like try to describe your dessert in terms of as many senses as possible. Visual artists do this constantly and actually develop better vision - they see the intricate cracks in brickwork and masonry; they can describe how an elegant gown drapes from the shoulder, they notice idiosyncrasies in all kinds of things that an ordinary person wouldn't notice - because they aren't actually trained to see anything.

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by liketop: 6:04pm On Nov 17
Divepen1:
That's a lot to ask ooo...

But we can talk on WhatsApp

08183323098
Pls I a child of 7years who is a writer pls how can I make her to grow

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by Divepen1(m): 7:19pm On Nov 17
liketop:
Pls I a child of 7years who is a writer pls how can I make her to grow
Can we talk on WhatsApp? I just finished training 5 children age 4-8 on creative writing.

At the moment, I'm working with another 5 aged 11-14. I will recommend some works for her. Then, I'll check up on her regularly.

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by Jordan97: 6:33am On Nov 18
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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by FactBoyz: 6:34am On Nov 18
It all depends on how you read..if you read wide you write well.. Right from childhood, I read various books. My dad bought lantern novels for me and I devoured it all.. I read world history, church history, books covering many issues...with laptop I had Encarta which was a useful tool.. It helped me write well and I turned my passion to blogging by establishing factboyz.com

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by partnerbizn5(m): 6:34am On Nov 18
By practicing it.

The 10,000 hour rule applies.
Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by healthserve(m): 6:35am On Nov 18
Kingdeen1:
Please how can I be a good writer??

Nice. Read up articles written by different very good writers consistently and you'll improve on your own talent. Or Getting a very good mentor.

I'm retired. Would have taken up the mentorship role.

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by BotherMleeper(m): 6:35am On Nov 18
Kingdeen1:
Please how can I be a good writer??

By writing good
Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by maynation(f): 6:35am On Nov 18
This is what I need at the moment.

I envy writers cry cry

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by Henrhyme4u(m): 6:38am On Nov 18
Simple tasking, go to market buy enough book and pen, look for as many as possible textbook start writing before you finish the like of secondary school's chemistry textbook your writing skill would improve dear, don't thank me .[left][/left][right][/right][font=Lucida Sans Unicode][/font][b][/b][color=#000099][/color]
Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by healthserve(m): 6:38am On Nov 18
Efelee05:
Hi, can you be my mentor?


If more youths can be this down to earth, humble and docile. We'll have a saner world


Well done with your etiquette.


Best of Luck

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by Ramanto(m): 6:38am On Nov 18
By being a good reader
Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by GeoAfrikana(m): 6:39am On Nov 18
Kingdeen1:
Please how can I be a good writer??

Dear OP I'll give you the same tips that helped me grow from nothing to a seasoned GIS analyst in just two years. These tips work for any type of career.

Firstly, know that writing is an art. So you'll go through three stages; pick a niche, learn the principles, get mentors and practice till you master the art.

So, dear OP, decide on which type of writing you wish to engage in. Journalism, children story book, copy writing, article writing etc are all different types of lucrative writing.
Each of them is enough to earn you a living so don't think of being a jack of all trades.

Then, learn the principles of that type of writing. You can search YouTube for beginner tutorials in your chosen niche. Or take a course on udemy or Lynda or Coursera. You may also download books on b-ok.cc. it's a very good website for downloading good books. I've downloaded tons of useful remote sensing, cartography and GIS books from the site.

Then identify the experts of your industry. Follow them on social media, read their works. If you're into copy writing then you might read copyblogger dot com. If your into blog writing you can visit blogtyrant dot com, if you're into SEO writing then follow Brian Dean on his blog backlinko dot com.

Also, try to join groups, hashtags and communities on social media. For example, the GIS community on social Twitter have a session every Wednesday night with the hashtag #gischat. Currently, there's a #30daymapchallenge campaign going on in the GIS community on Twitter. So, join your community.

Finally practice, practice, practice. And ...practice. As a writer, it's a good idea for you to have a blog where you share your writing (even if you think they're bad).

Warnings:

Don't judge your writing. There's one evil spirit that's always telling you that you're writing thrash and you shouldn't continue writing or you shouldn't publish it. Don't mind that devil.

You won't become an expert overnight. You might need up to six months of intensive learning and studying before you become confident.

I hope others add theirs.

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by Zeinymira(f): 6:39am On Nov 18
-Do not be lazy
-Don't procastinate
-Write every day

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by helinues: 6:42am On Nov 18
You need to read a lot of books ( different aspects of life)
Come online regularly to read comments ( dont make any attempts of commenting for now)
In all, be ready to learn quick
Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by wizflame(m): 6:48am On Nov 18
Nawao post of since january 19th.

Mods una well done o na now una de celebrate una new year

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Re: How Can I Be A Good Writer? by FakeManna: 6:49am On Nov 18
helinues:
You need to read a lot of books ( different aspects of life)
Come online regularly to read comments ( dont make any attempts of commenting for now)
In all, be ready to learn quick

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