WORDS YOUR WAY BLOG

Don’t Write How You Speak

WORDS YOUR WAY BLOG"Write how you speak.” The advice is well intentioned. It’s meant to ease the fears that stop smart people from putting their words on paper. (Everybody can talk, right?) It’s meant to correct the tendency some people have of writing in a style they...

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Keep Up Those Amateur Efforts

Keep Up Those Amateur Efforts

WORDS YOUR WAY BLOGYou never know when or how something you "don't really do seriously" will pay off. A few years ago, I was writing for the San Francisco SPCA magazine. There was no money for photography, so I took my trusty digital point-and-shoot camera along on my...

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1,000 Words About Pictures

WORDS YOUR WAY BLOGo “people” really prefer visual Web content to text? Me, I’m an outlier. I find a long, dense block of text as tempting as a hot fudge sundae with a cherry on top. Still I’m inclined to believe there’s some truth to the common...

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