How do You Improve Your Writing Skills?


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I’ve developed an acronym: PUGS. It’s short for Punctuation, Usage, Grammar and Spelling. If you remember your PUGS, then you’re going to create a better piece of text. People take you more seriously, and you will come across as a professional if you are using proper grammar. Yes, I can be forceful with my belief that you are smarter than you come across when you don’t write very well. Considering that a large part of being online is text… it’s important that you can write.

Maybe you know how to write, but you’re looking to become more creative. What resources are out there to help you? Language is a Virus won’t install malicious software on your computer. It will, however, give you a ton of new and creative ideas to get you started (or help you finish!). There are so many things on this site to help you, that I’m not even going to list everything. You need to head over there and check them all out. However, some of what you’ll find includes:

  • Poetry and random-line generators.
  • Title-o-Matic and character name generators.
  • Places on the site to post your own stories and poems.
  • Writing experiment exercises.
  • Poetry, Creativity, Writing and Language articles

If you’re having writer’s block, or even just need a little extra boost… this is an excellent resource for you. There are tons of widgets on the site that you can use should you choose. The creative writing exercises are truly amazing, and a lot of fun. You’ll even find articles and tutorials helping you along your path to writing a novel or screenplay!

You don’t need to have a degree in English, nor do you have to speak English as your primary language to get a lot of use out of this site. No matter how good you are (or aren’t!), you’ll get even better with practice.

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5 thoughts on “How do You Improve Your Writing Skills?”

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  2. I really enjoyed this video, I struggle with writing, online communication, etc.

    I think you are correct when you say some people are more intelligent than they sound/appear online…it is often not the content (what you say, words you use) rather how you say it (and online we don’t always have the benefit of audio/visual).

    As you can tell by what I’m writing here, my skills are not that great, I think I’ll head on over to the site you recommended.

    🙂

  3. I guess I should have paid more attention in English class. Who knew 30 years ago this whole internet thing would explode and the writers of the world would take over?

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