Here are a few more tips for becoming a better writer. Blogger even.
Care about one reader â€” real or fictional.
Somehow this led into a discussion about what I do for a living, and I suddenly realized that I have a hard time telling people that I am a writer. Iâ€™m always saying that I have a website, or that I write things online, but Iâ€™m reluctant to use the word WRITER because when it comes out of my mouth it sounds like Iâ€™m pleading with someone to PLEASE TAKE ME SERIOUSLY. It also makes me sound like Iâ€™m fond of wearing fedoras and plaid capes. And beige orthopedic shoes that smell like cabbage.