I chopped off the first four paragraphs, massaged the middle, and refashioned and refashioned the ending—oh, how I wanted to say things there!—until nothing remained but what had happened. Continue reading
“Sir, I need to see your ticket,” the bus driver says. A young man, maybe in his early twenties, is walking toward the back of the bus, where I’m sitting… Continue reading
Ann Handley’s 12-step infographic on how to write your next piece of content.
The “How to Write a Sentence” infographic is now a poster. Order yours today. Continue reading
How do you write a sentence that someone will want to read? This infographic spells it out.
Noun clusters can shut down your comprehension even if you understand each word. You may stop and reread. You may draw an incorrect conclusion. You may skip over the words. Or you may do the last thing the writer wanted you to do: move on to someone else’s words. Want some noun-cluster-busting tips for your writing? Read this.
Blogger and technical communicator Tom Johnson interviews Marcia on the importance of writing skills in today’s techno-savvy world.
In his January 8 “Author Spotlight,” novelist Ryan Schneider interviews Marcia Riefer Johnston about her upcoming book, Word Up! How to Write Powerful Sentences and Paragraphs (And Everything You Build from Them).
Got a book in you, pounding its chest to be written? Get Guy Kawasaki’s latest book, coauthored with Shawn Welch: APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur—How to Publish a Book….