Write with TASTE Blog
31 May 2012
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Do you wish you could be a great writer?
If you want to be a great writer, do you also wish that you didn’t have to work through all the nagging little things like proper grammar and spelling?
The return on investment (ROI)
Despite working in business for nearly two decades and knowing about ROI from the point of ‘big’ strategic objectives, I had never thought about ROI as it relates to writing – the primary focus of my own career.
24 May 2012
Knowing when to use the pronouns ‘who’ or ‘whom’ causes problems for a lot of us. Honestly, there are times when I have to stop and think hard about which one is correct.
Basically, use ‘who’ when you’re referring to the subject of a sentence. And use ‘whom’ when you’re referring to the object of a sentence.
There are two ways to check which pronoun to use:
17 May 2012
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Last week I asked for comments on how you deal with distractions, especially when you’re trying to focus on writing.
Thanks to Scott, who shared his approach:
‘I'm learning to deal with interruptions by making them "visible". I write them down. Then I ask myself "urgency questions." Do I have to attend to …
10 May 2012
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A few weeks ago I was sorting through stuff in the house – trying to get rid of junk. As often happens, I threw out very little. But I did find some lost ‘treasures’ that brought back happy memories.
Some of those treasures included several large drawing pads that contained many of the sketches my husband and I made during a drawing class we attended way back in the last century. …
3 May 2012
Sometimes you need to organize so much information in a document that it’s easy to get lost in all the detail.
What can you do to get started with arranging so much information?
There are various ways you can sort through information and get it organised. Today we'll revisit three organising tools: mind-maps, a pyramid of ideas and the UNO.