A Simple Guide to Becoming A Writer

It’s simple: just write.

In order of importance: know your audience, select what interests you, and, simply, write — a lot.

It’s like any trade, you learn by doing and by making mistakes. Sometimes in public.

Read even more. Approach words like a — good — doctor to a patient.

Analyse words rather than consume, and reverse engineer a body of words to its constituent parts. This will underscore your writing.

Novels, news and poetry. Feature articles, billboards, and white papers.

Simply everything.

Finally, accept that it’s a lifelong pursuit. You will only improve with time and practice.

Oh, and carry a notebook. New ideas are ephemeral without ink or bits.