Category: Journal

Developing a Focus

Developing a Focus

You may spend years trying to find your writing focus without realizing you’ve done it until you’re well into it.  And that’s wonderful! Don’t obsess over finding a focus when you’re young, because if you explore many fields, eventually a focus is likely to find you.  Occasionally someone gets lucky early in life. One of […]

Writing With the Ear

Writing With the Ear Writing for the Ear

Write with your ears instead of your eyes. These eight words are a key to successful writing. Really.  When you read copy aloud, your ear will catch excess words, awkward phrasing, and jargon that your eye misses. After you’ve read your copy aloud until it flows, you’ll be amazed how short and simple your final […]