Writing To Get Results, Even If Writing Is Hard For You

Do you worry that you “can’t write”? I’m fond of saying that if you can talk, you can write. To get results from your words, focus on clarity—know what you want to say, so that you can say it clearly, for your intended audience.

Always keep your audience in mind. To get results, you’re always writing for one person—even if you hope your self-published book will be read by thousands.

Writing for one person helps if you want to get results. After all, it’s always one person who’s reading your email, your profile, or your book.

The person (audience) might be your:

  • Next door neighbor, who turns his music up to full volume at midnight;
  • Boss, who promised you a raise three years ago;
  • New client, to welcome him to your business;
  • Potential reader, who’s interested in your book, and is reading your nonfiction or fiction blurb on Amazon.

Talking is natural, but when it comes to writing, you can freeze up. Writing needs to be as natural as chatting to someone.

To get results and remove all fear of writing, make it natural

How do you make writing natural?

Ideas include:

  • Practicing, by writing every day—I’m fond of journaling for many reasons, mostly because it makes it easier and less confronting to get results. It also tames writing resistance;
  • Following a process which is your go-to, to write anything at all. The process starts by describing the project, to yourself, in your own words: it’s essential to know the project and how you intend to get results;
  • Mining your creative self, so that ideas come easily.

Get results when you write to persuade, inform, entertain, and sell

If writing is hard for you, and you need to get results from your writing, I hope my new class will help—Writing Means Business: Write To Persuade, Inform And Sell.

In four weeks, you’ll discover writing to get results. At the end of those weeks, all your writing will be much less intimidating, especially if you think that you can’t write.

Watch for the class. Although it’s primarily for business writers, it’s also for anyone who wants to write easily and well—and get results.


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