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Fantastic Writing Tips For All Career Writers Out There! by AbdulAkpan: 3:24pm On May 05
Let's create the largest writing tips repository on the internet!

1. Cut The Fluff & Edit Mercilessly.

2. Never Edit While Writing.

3. Don't Keep Them Guessing.

4. Keep The Tone Conversational.

5. Use The Power Of Association. Start With Something Your Readers Already Know.

6. Use Bullet Points.

7. Write Body First, Introduction, And Conclusion Later.

8. Use Grammarly / Hemmingway To Fix Basic Errors.

9. Write Less, Say More.

10. Break Paragraphs Into Sentences Whenever Possible.

11. Let Ideas Flow While Writing, Organize Later While Editing.

12. Never Stop Reading.

13. Use Idioms & Trendy Phrases.

14. Proofread Before Publishing.

15. Write For Readers.

16. Add Value.

17. Build A Strong Portfolio.

18. Explain Technical Concepts In Simpler Words.

19. Keep It Relevant & Rich.

20. Always Understand Your Audience.

21. Read Aloud To Reveal Clumsy Sentences.

22. Pace Out Your Pros.

23. Don't Go Off Track, Stick To Your Point.

24. Use Flesch Tool To Check Readability.

25. Spend 70% Time in Research & 30% In Writing & Editing.

26. Add Introduction & Conclusion To Each Point/Argument.

27. Write Actionable And Outcome Oriented Content.

28. Share Real-Life Examples.

29. Use Ideaflip Tool For Brainstorming.

30. Use Music To Get In Writing Mood.

31. Use Transitional Words & Phrases.

32. Create Your Unique Identity & Writing Style.

33. Don't Repeat Same Ideas.

34. Schedule Your Writing Hours.

35. Don't Write For Masses, Write For Specific Audience.

36. Just Write, Even If It Is Not Good Enough For You.

37. Add A Call To Action.

38. Space Your Writing Process. Never Write & Edit The Same Day.

39. Be Authentic & Let Your Unique Style Flourish.

40. Leave Your First Draft For some time And Come Back To Look At It With Fresh Eyes.

41. Use All Writing Ingredients Wisely, Don't Overuse Any.

42. Start With A One-Liner Phrase.

43. Use Prompt Generating Tools For Inspiration.

44. Re-read Your Content With A Reader's Perspective.

45. Make Useful Notes While Researching.

46. Keep Distractions Away While Writing.

47. Live Actively, Consume Passively.

48. Write Like You Talk.

49. Keep Use-Cases In Mind.

50. Make Table Of Content For Long Articles.

51. Use Statistics / Factual Data Wherever Possible.

52. Back Your Statements With Examples.

53. Link References From Credible Sources.

54. Make Your Graphics Useful And Share-Worthy.

55. Chisel, Chisel, Chisel.

56. Lay Your Raw Thoughts First And Fine-Tune It Later.

57. Write-In Simple Language.

58. Remove "that" Whenever Possible.

59. Start With A Skeleton (Framework) Before Writing.

60. Use "Read Out Loud" Option To Spot Weak Sentences.

61. Write From The Heart.

62. Conceptualize The Epilogue And Then Move Towards Prologue.

63. Always Have The End Goal In Mind.

64. Make Your Content Easy To Read.

65. Consume Various Formats Of Content To Learn From Each.

66. Share Your Work With Close Friends / Mentor And Work On Feedback.

67. Write Something Just For Yourself.

68. Feel Each Word.

69. Ideas First, Perfection Later.

70. Don't Just Write, Design & Architect Your Sentences.

71. Use Emotional Words To Connect.

72. Generate Curiosity And Then Provide Information.

73. Trust Your Gut.

74. Know Your Worth.

75. Become The Audience Before Writing For Them.

76. First Be Relevant & Then Pitch Your Unique Thoughts.

77. Write the Truth.

78. Keep Writing, No Matter What Your Mood Is.

79. Adopt a Consistent Quality Control Policy.

80. Keep Single Central Message.

81. Practice Your Craft Every Day.

82. Keep The Flair Burning And Write For Yourself At Least Once A Week.

83. Use Reddit To Understand Your Audience.

84. Jot Down An Idea As Soon As It Hits You.

85. Try Editing From Bottom To Top For New Perspectives.

86. Write With Empathy.

87. Warm-Up Before Writing By Reading Or Meditating.

88. Follow The KISS Rule - Keep It Short And Simple.

89. Find A Mentor And Work On Feedback.

90. Be Specific, Precise, And Clear.

91. Brainstorm & Create A Content Bank Worth Whole Month.

92. Avoid Jargons Whenever Possible.

93. Give A Magnetic Headline To Your Article.

94. Don’t Reinvent The Wheel And Steal Like An Artist.

95. Give Credits To Original Source/Owner.

96. Add One Media Per 300 Words For Visual Break.

97. Use APP Formula For Introduction - Agree, Promise, Preview.

98. Don't Rush Your Art.

99. Repurpose Your Content In Different Formats.

100. Make Sure Every Word & Every Sentence Has A Purpose.

Source - Aneri Shah via LinkedIn.

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Re: Fantastic Writing Tips For All Career Writers Out There! by rottable(m): 8:04pm On May 05
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Re: Fantastic Writing Tips For All Career Writers Out There! by AbdulAkpan: 12:46pm On May 06
rottable:
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