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new article fear of writing

New Article: Fear of writing

by David Patterson
December 10,2014

fear of writingA lot of people have a fear of writing. They almost always fall into one of two groups. There are those who know they would be a great writer if they could just find the time to start something, or finish what they’ve started. And then they’re the people who claim they couldn’t write if their life depended on it. Why is fear of writing so prevalent?

New Article: Good writing is about what you leave out

New Article: Good writing is about what you leave out

David Patterson
April 25, 2014

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More nonfiction writing is made worse by what is included than by what is left out—think about and then read an article I’ve just posted examining the need for clarity of purpose and path in nonfiction writing.