For the longest time, when asked how quickly I can turnaround a writing project, my answer has been: “I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.”
I recently discovered the person who originally penned that phrase: American journalist A.J. Liebling, who wrote primarily for The New Yorker. The reason I think this quote rings true for many writers is actually a secret of the trade. Writing faster makes you a better writer.
Tip of the Week:
Is God judging us? Is his judgment the source of the scary things we hear in the news?
- God is love. (1 John 4:8)
- There is no fear in love. (1 John [4:18])
- How we can “test the spirits”. (1 John 4)
Don't be deceived by ministries of fear.
Feature Presentation: Write Faster, Write Better
Here are 5 reasons why writing faster can make you a better writer.
- You'll write more.
- Your skill level will improve.
- Writing fast turns off the self-editor and inner critic.
- The 10,000 hour rule works in your favor.
- Imperfect practice is better than perfect intentions.
What level of output are you truly capable of as a writer?
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