How to Write an Effective Summary

How to Write an Effective Summary

Writing is not one task with a specific, unchanging set of rules. Consequently, it’s often counterproductive to classify writing as “good” or “bad” because doing so necessitates an oversimplified view of what writing is. Instead of aspiring to the title of “Good Writer,” I propose that each of us should…

How to Have More Good Ideas

How to Have More Good Ideas

The idea-gathering, or “invention,” stage of the writing process is a magical state, full of imagination and inspiration. I haven’t met a writer yet who doesn’t relish the free-flowing ease that the term “invention stage” connotes. Invention is fun. This attitude may be partly to blame for the planning stage’s…