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Don’t Mess Up Being Transparent in Your Online Writing

Strike the right balance.

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When you talk about providing value to the reader with your writing, you hear all sorts of buzz words like transparency, vulnerability, and authenticity.

In the most basic terms, when you are writing about yourself, transparency pertains to how much you share about yourself with your reader. Think of…




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Linda Kowalchek

Linda Kowalchek

Member of the typewriter generation. I write about the writer’s journey, relationships, and things that happened to me. Reach me at

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