3 Little Things You Can Do To Improve Your Writing Skills Today!

If you’re just starting out as a writer, from a beginner’s perspective, it takes many hours, days, weeks, month’s and even years of practice to become the skilled and creative writer you want to be.  But it doesn’t matter how long you’ve been writing for or how much experience you have, there’s always something new to learn as a writer.

Improve Your Writing Skills

But today I want to share with you 3 little things you can start doing right now, each and every day to improve your writing skills, check it out.

1. Read something everyday, I know you probably read a lot of blogs and what have you, but go beyond the blogs.  Read a couple pages of a book, a magazine, newspaper articles, an eBook… I don’t care what it is just sit and read for 20 or 30 minutes but do it every single day without fail!

2. Rewrite some of your old existing content, if you have articles on article sites or blog posts, rewrite them again to see how much you’ve improved since you last wrote them, in fact and if possible pick one post per week to rewrite.  The added bonus of doing this is that you not only improve your writing skills, but you also get to update the content on your blog in the same process.

3. Read it out loud, that’s right! Next time you are revising a blog post, read it aloud to yourself, on many occasions when I’m reading a blog post revision aloud, it sounds completely different to how I thought I’d written it, therefore I’ll make the necessary changes to improve it, give it a go.

So there you go folks, three little but effective actionable tips for you to digest, and start using to improve your writing skills today!  Do you have a few more tips to add to my short but sweet list?  Leave me a comment below as always.

  • Nirmala Santhakumar

    Simple but nice post and am doing all the 3 points to improve my scripting skill :)

    • / Fabrizio Van Marciano

      Hi Nirmala, thanks so much for stopping by, great to hear you’re doing all three things. For me reading out loud is the best way to analyze how my post comes across to my audience. Thanks again for visiting, hope to see you here again soon.

      Fabrizio

  • Nancy Badillo

    Perfecting your writing skills is an ongoing process, these great tips will help writers of all levels. Thank you for sharing :-)

    • / Fabrizio Van Marciano

      Thanks for reading and taking the time to comment Nancy!

  • Sylviane Nuccio

    Great tips Fabrizio.

    I found you through Just Retweet and since I’m a writer myself I wanted to see what you have here. I’ve rewritten articles from my early days, and yes, it really shows you how much you’ve improved when you do.

    Reading out loud really help you to hear how what you’re trying to convey in writing sounds to the reader, and it helps to catch anything that doesn’t make sense.

    If you want to learn how to write, you must read, indeed!

    • / Fabrizio Van Marciano

      Hi Sylviane thanks a bunch for stopping by, glad you enjoyed my tips today.

      I go back to my old posts from time to time too and attempt to rewrite some of them the best I can, it’s so scary at times I find the odd post that’s so badly written, I think to myself how could I have ever allowed this to be published on my blog, but we all start from somewhere I guess and it’s all about learning and improving.

      Have a great day :)

  • http://webincomejournal.com/ Chadrack

    Thank indeed is what you can call real simple tips! I think #1 hits it more. Reading something new everyday will always give you more ideas and understanding on how to write good content. Thanks for sharing

    • / Fabrizio Van Marciano

      Hey Chadrack thanks for stopping by mate, nice to see you here again bro! Glad you enjoyed my ‘little’ tips.