Technical Writing vs Literary Writing

All of us engineers would certainly write the latter… Read more

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7 Quick Tips for Engaging Writing

In many businesses, the most effective way to get something done is to put it in writing.  Business writing helps drive clarity and accountability, and gets things done.  Below are some tips from around ‘net to improve your writing. Write Efficiently – Get through email quickly by writing only three sentences. Write to Speak Well… Read more

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The Value of Writing Well

Despite being in 3-4 meetings per day at work, my company is driven by the written word–it drives accountability, clarity and decisions.  One VP at my company lists writing as one of the most important skills new employees must master in order to be successful. But why is writing well so important? It makes you… Read more

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90% of What You Write is Crap

In the world of comedy, the general consensus is that 90% of what you write will not be good enough. Whether you are a new comedian writing stand-up, a writer creating a Letterman Top 10 list or a Best-Selling author penning short stories, you’ll typically only use 10% of what you write. The same applies… Read more

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