Guest Blog Post: Writing – ways to learn the craft by M.L. Davis

Novelist/marketer/copywriter M.L. Davis blogs from South West England.

Love, practice, and persistence go far with any endeavor — including when it comes to writing. For me, it helps if I can tap into something fun about a project (like with my soon-to-be self-published novel, “Flamenco & the Sitting Cat”). What works for you?

Novelist/marketer/copywriter M.L. Davis blogs from South West England. Here’s how Davis hones her craft…

Uninspired Writers

Writing is a skill, and like all skills it cane be learned and honed. Some people have a natural talent and flare for certain things, others have to try a little harder. Wherever you stand, if you love writing you should write. And if you’d like to improve and grow there are plenty of ways to do so.

1. Write
Let’s start with the simple and most effective answer. Write. You learn as you do, and you improve as you do. As with all skills, you will get better with practice and perseverance.
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2. Read Fiction
If you’re writing fiction, you’ll learn a great deal about what you like/don’t like by reading fiction. You’ll get a sense of what works and what doesn’t. And if you’re going to tell stories, it’s important to get used to the way stories are shaped. (This can also be done by…

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12 thoughts on “Guest Blog Post: Writing – ways to learn the craft by M.L. Davis

  1. YBP August 3, 2019 / 7:12 pm

    Da-Al how wonderful that you shared these tips. Yes writing is truly a skill ….. and an art at the same time. I find writing most effective and fun when I write from both my head and my heart! ❤️

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  2. neha98blog July 13, 2019 / 6:23 am

    Da-al, dear da-al thank you for this writing and thanks to the writer, I would remember all the points that is described in this piece.. It helped me a lot. Hope you are doing well. Happy weekend!

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    • da-AL July 13, 2019 / 3:01 pm

      So glad, Neha – wishing you the same ❤


  3. Create Space July 8, 2019 / 1:04 pm

    Great share da-AL! I hope you pop into my reader again soon, I haven’t seen you in a while.

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