Read Local by Category: Writing Prompt
According to William Zinsser in On Writing Well, "the secret to good writing is to strip every sentence to its cleanest components." He is suggesting we edit out every unnecessary word, making the words you do choose of utmost importance. Today, we're asking you play with words you may not know, or don't use very often.
Please don't tell my boss, but I was reading an article on LinkedIn called What to Do When You Want to Leave Your Job, But Don't Know Where to Go.
School Library Journal calls Natalie Goldberg's Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within part writing guide, part Zen philosophy, and part personal diary. It is composed of 65 short "chapters" with titles like "Obsessions," "Listening," and "Use Loneliness," each a meditation on how to tap into who you are and how to tell your stories.