Category: Powerful Writing

Tethers: Literary and Otherwise – How to Sculpt Your Words

This post focuses on the Word Sculpting tool, tethers, found in Chapter 7 (Tethers: Literary and Otherwise) of Write to Influence! As the Riddler might say to Batman, “Riddle me this …” What is wrong with the three sentences and how would you repair them? Before: She reviewed comments, suggestions, and a proposed publication date…


Powerful Writing Correlates to Success—Professional and Personal

Powerful writing can change your life! You may be the best qualified candidate—hands down—for a job, promotion, academic scholarship, or other goal, but if the competition is better at telling a story, you lose. Why? The competition wrote better! Simply stated, powerful writing correlates directly to success, personal and professional. What do I mean? Here’s…