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How can I develop my accuracy in my writing?


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1. Developing accuracy in writing is a process, and the road to perfecting our skills isn't easy. Instead of being discouraged, be confident that it's possible for you to become a great writer. Here are a few tips:

1. Write. A lot. The more you practice, the better you'll become. Even if it's difficult and frustrating (as it will be), keep going. Your skills will improve with every sentence you write.

2. Read. A lot. The more you read, the better a writer you'll become. Read books by great writers, magazines, internet articles—read as much as you can. Hate to read? Read anyway. Reading and writing skills go hand-in-hand.

3. When you write, do so with clarity. Avoid confusing or rambling sentences. Often, simple writing = good writing.

4. Write in a peaceful, quiet place. The fewer distractions the better.

5. Set aside time to write. If you're too busy to write, you're too busy to become a good writer.

6. Know the rules of grammar (see links below).

7. Use the internet as a reference source. The following links provide helpful writing tools:
www.thesaurus.com
http://positivewriter.com/tighten-your-writing/
http://www.grammarly.com/handbook
http://faculty.washington.edu/heagerty/Courses/b572/public/StrunkWhite.pdf

I hope these tips help. Remember that it's possible for you to become a great writer—it's up to you.


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