Books I’m looking forward to reading this year

Reading is as essential as breathing, especially if you’re a writer. It’s wonderful to find inspiration or motivation in someone else’s words.

Whether it’s a book being released this year or a masterpiece from centuries ago that’s been on your reading list for some time, all those stories await you.

Here’s three books I’m really excited to read.

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Combo Skills: Writing + Designing (Part 2)

This is the second part of a series of articles I’m calling “Combo Skills” for writers.

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the importance of combining different abilities to improve our writing style. The more I observe certain trends, the more I convince myself that it’s necessary to go beyond a pen and a piece of paper.

The first article focused on public speaking, and now I’m writing about the importance of developing design skills as a writer.

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Combo Skills: Writing + Public Speaking (Part 1)

This is the first part of a series of articles I’m calling “Combo Skills” for writers.

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the importance of combining different abilities to improve our writing style. The more I observe certain trends, the more I convince myself that it’s necessary to go beyond a pen and a piece of paper.

This first article focuses on public speaking.

Continue reading “Combo Skills: Writing + Public Speaking (Part 1)”

A New Technique to Become a Better Writer

As a writer, it is your own responsibility to improve your word usage so that you can create characters, situations and universes.

“If you want to become a really good writer, you have to read a lot.” That’s the first idea that comes to mind when thinking about improvement. While I definitely agree with that, I also think there’s other helpful ways to get there.

I recently started doing something completely new to me: copying passages from my favourite books and lyrics from songs I really like. This technique is worth trying.

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