Writing is an area that I constantly struggle to improve in my career. Writing is an area where I constantly struggle to improve as I work on my career. Writing is an area in which I constantly struggle to improve as I work on my career.
Improving my writing is an area where I constantly struggle.
What’s funny, is that I rewrote that sentence above quite a few more times, but this was all I could remember.
Writing is a communication skill. It’s an important one, as most of us regularly communicate with others through the written word. Emails, reports, and more are all written forms of communication.
I sometimes look back at my writing for a decade ago and I’m stunned, embarassed, and sad. In many cases, my ability to communicate was poor. However I take solace in the fact that I have improved in that time.
There are any number of articles providing advice for better writing. Most of them are similar, and boil down to simple things that do improve your skills. As in the one I’ve linked above, practice is key. Writing is a skill like many others, and the more you actively practice, the more you will improve.
I’ll put more posts together on this topic in the future, but for now, make it a point to look over some of these links as you write your next blog, email, or even social networking post. Take a minute to try and change one thing in your writing.