How to Improve Writing Skills

You have the drive, you have the passion, and you’re more than willing to put in the time it takes to finish a manuscript. But you also want to make sure your work is clean, compelling, and perfectly structured. Help for doing just that can be found right here.

Change Your Point of View

Writing in a specific point of view enables you to convey all the impressions and information you desire. Here are two exerices excerpted from Mastering Point of View.

Crossing Over

Fiction and nonfiction writers have a lot to teach each other about the craft. Here's how writing in both genres will make you that much better.

Tips for Finding Your Own Writing Style

David Fryxell discusses the difficult task of trying to find your own natural writing style, one that will help subtly distinguish your work from that of your peers. Style, according to Fryxell, is the product of a writer's tone and voice and cannot be successfully forced or plagiarized from another. Here are a few...