Toward Better Writing

Anything you write that’s over a few hundred words needs to have structure. And that structure should be obvious to your audience. As they read, they can see what’s coming, and can anticipate reading further.

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Watch Your Language

It’s important to remember that when your write, you’re usually trying to transmit a message. I you use language that readers may find it difficult to understand, your message may not get through, leading to ineffective communication.

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Your One Reader

It’s often been said that writers need to know their audience. However, “audience” is a collective noun, like “people”. But one secret to effective writing is to direct your work to one ideal reader.

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Some Costs of Self-Publishing

If you’re serious about writing, especially writing a book, then you should consider your writing as a business, even if it’s just part time. And like any business, there will, hopefully, be income. But there will also be someĀ  costs. Following are some of them.

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