The Impacts of Our Reading Habits on Our Writing Performance

fotoblog lib2Do we write better when we read more? I think we all know the answer to that. Among other studies sociologists and researchers conduct, they have also found that people who read a lot since their childhood years grow up to be excellent writers.

There is also another thing to consider: reading and writing are interrelated. The more we read the better we write, but it works the other way around too. When we write a lot, we develop our ability to read thoroughly and skim through texts easier. Continue reading

1,000 writers, 1,000 writing styles

fotoblogsquare4Let’s talk about style! Let’s leave out academic papers and in-office documents, which require special techniques. Let’s talk about everyday newspaper and magazine writing. Even before the great invention of online blog posts and press, personal writing style was of the essence.

I remember when I was taking my first steps in journalism, my brother told me that if I wanted to make a difference, I should adopt my own style. He was right! Suddenly, the only articles which had an impact on me were the ones with personal style.

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Words Make the World Go Round

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There’s a beautiful world of words out there!

Whether it is a poem, a short novel, or just some thoughts, it’s amazing how they bind and marry or even contradict each other and give structure to a meaning.

And then words become a melody, which flows through pages like rivers in the valleys!

Words make a sound and give life to our cultures.

They become symbols & expressions to define peoples and enhance communication.

And what’s wonderful about words is that they never die. In fact, they change to adapt to new demands and identify current societies. And so they keep us interested.

There is a secret world of words out there!

And it is secret because it awaits us to explore, use, and play with them.

There are so many of them! And we can never really say we know it all because they always have the last word.