Writing to Learn

William Zinsser is an author every writer should read. His book On Writing Well is a classic that I revisit every few years as much for its style as its substance. And Writing to Learn is a text that challenges me as both a writer and a teacher. Zinsser was an intellectual magnate (if I […]

Set Yourself Up for Success: Seven Steps for Long-Term Writing Improvement, Part II

Last week, I gave you a few tips for how to establish and sustain long-term writing improvement. Those included: 1) Self assessment for effective training; 2) Building a strong foundation using the right tools; and 3) Buying a library. This week we’ll conclude that list with four additional tips. And if you have any others, […]