I’m looking for those qualities/traits/abilities that we can say a writer does that no other profession can claim. Not an easy task. But here’s my stab at it …
I’ve spent the last four years mentoring about seven writers.
In that time I’ve also evaluated dozens of other writers, without choosing to mentor them. I saw something in those seven that I didn’t see in the rest.
That “something” I saw was a set of qualities that I think are unique to remarkable writers. And I wanted to start documenting those qualities — those things that make writers stand out from the rest of the population…
These are definitely things we all should think about and emulate.
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There are hundreds of tips and advice. She has hit them all. Fantastic read!
Thanks to technology, everyone who wants to be a writer and publisher can easily do so online. Unfortunately, this ease has resulted in a lot of unease about how information is disseminated.
Early online information about the recent massacre of children and adults at a Connecticut school is a case in point. Initial reports identified the killer as a man named Ryan Lanza, though, as it turns out, Lanza’s younger other, the real perpetrator of this horror, who killed himself, had apparently used his other’s identification during the incident.
It is such a vital facet to make sure what you write is accurate. We, so many times see where a story has to be retracted or at least amended. The quoted article contains great tips for accuracy.