Monthly Archives: March 2014

Basic Episode 4: Comparatives and Superlatives

Welcome to Writing Fresh! I’m Natasha. Comparatives and superlatives are types of adjectives, words that describe nouns. They are some of the best and worst words around. For transcripts and more, see writingfreshdpodcast.com Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes

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One way to become a better writer is to read more. Reading a variety of authors and genres will introduce you to new ways to organize and express ideas.

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“Writing and cookery are just two different means of communication.” Maya Angelou

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Back up your work. One trick is to email your work to yourself. You can access your work from any device with internet; no worries about discs or drives.

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Late Podcast……

My computer died on Friday. It was literally smoking!  Unfortunately, that means this week’s podcast will be late. Everything else will run as usual. I hope you all had a good weekend and you have a lovely week!

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Tried and failed? Try again. Fail better.

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“I try to leave out the parts that people skip.” Elmore Leonard

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Reading is good. Reading a lot is better. Reading a variety of genres, viewpoints, and authors is best.

You’ll be exposed to new ideas and new ways of writing.

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Ask yourself: Did I provide enough examples? Explain how the examples support my point? Is my writing clear and specific?

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“Put down everything that comes into your head and then you’re a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff’s worth, without pity, and destroy most of it.” Colette

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