Writing Tip: Portfolio of Questions

One of the beauties of most forms of written text is their linearity; that everything has a place between the beginning and the end provides a great aid for our mind to comprehend complex information. Our mind loves shortcuts, and taking messy, multidimensional reality into this compact single-dimensional form has therefore a tempting appeal. We … Continue reading Writing Tip: Portfolio of Questions

Read What You Write

Unquestionably there is value in the process of writing in itself; previously muddy ideas are clarified and new ideas emerge by bringing them on paper. However, writing is arguably more valuable if what is written is also read (and then, hopefully, refined). Unfortunately, finding readers in our busy and information-saturated world is nothing but easy. … Continue reading Read What You Write

When am I Ready to Start Writing: Preparedness of Knowledge and Style

One of the most crucial prerequisites for writing, in my mind, is preparedness of knowledge and style. Preparedness of knowledge entails that one has sufficient knowledge (or thoughts/ideas) of the topic one wants to write about. This seems pretty self-evident, since, as magical as the process of writing might be, we could never write say … Continue reading When am I Ready to Start Writing: Preparedness of Knowledge and Style