16 Tips on Tightening Your Writing

Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects […]

13 Tips on How to Become a Better Writer

Here is the shortlist on ways to grow into a better writer:
Read Widely
Read Deeply
Conduct Research
Seek a Writing Community
Interact with “Better Writers”
Teach Someone Else about Writing
Don’t Stop at the First Draft
Give Your Writing Time to Grow
Get an Editor to Improve in Your Writing
Don’t Completely Rely on an Editor to “Fix” Poor Writing
Educate Yourself about the Craft of Writing
Find Your Writing Rhythms
Have Fun Writing!