Good writing

Good writing is a key ingredient of any successful blog, but how do you write well?

In part the answer is to read a lot.  And think about what works, though sometimes that’s not so obvious — a point that Alok made in his lecture on Tuesday. The other part of the answer is to write a lot. To become a good writer, you have to follow the same directions as for Carnegie Hall*: practice, practice, practice.

Anyway, enough from me. Below are links to good advice. I’ll try to add to this list as I discover other valuable sources of information.

How to write well:

First, follow Tim Radford’s 25 Commandments. Every. Single. One.

An example of good narrative by Laurie Hertzel.

How to make your writing less terrible.

*Everybody knows this story, right?


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