Here's another article I've been hoarding for a bit.
Underlying theme of this article:
Not everyone can be a fabulous author, but they can get better.
The only true measure of whether a piece of writing is any good is the impact it has on its intended audience.
Did it engage them? Did it move them? Did it change them?
I don’t believe that just anyone can become a good writer.
Who wants to be good at something that anyone can master?
And while I don’t believe anyone can become a good writer, I do passionately believe everyone can become a better writer.
"Before you get good, you need to get better."
The elusive qualities of good writing that can’t be taught:
"And you recognize that there will always be more to learn."
3 essential steps to better writing:
"Surprisingly, the habits that give you the best chance of becoming a good writer have little to do with writing."
The simple habits that give you a shot at greatness as a writer.: