Omit needless words
– William Strunk Jr.
It seems to me that a lot of online freelance writing advice focuses on client relations, increasing income and general best business practices.
There’s comparatively little which examines the use of language and how to improve your prose.
It’s strange, right? After all, your ability to create killer copy is the attribute your whole career hinges upon. I don’t care if you can attract dozens of clients every week, if you can’t write worth a damn then it’s all for naught.
To kick off the OBEW challenge I reviewed Stephen King’s On Writing. It’s an awesome book which isn’t only an easy and interesting read but also offers some sound advice on improving prose. Continue Reading