How you can improve your blog writing
- Know the reader
- Grab attention--go for the drama
- Make it interesting
- Short sentences, paragraphs
- Organize with reader in mind
- Write to express, not impress
- Tell a story
- Have fun
- Concise structure
- Goes for drama
- Specific details
- Paints pictures
- Varies sentence strength
- Paragraph control
If the reader took a test, what do I want him to remember?
Every blog post should start with this sentence in your mind: "This is a blog post about_____, and it is interesting because____." If you can't write that in your head, you are not ready to start writing.
How does your blog writing measure up?
Read Show, Don't Tell, and comment below something you learned that will improve your writing. By 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1.