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Advertising Continue reading below Select Add to iTunes Banner Design as the spoken track. A few minutes later, you have a digital audiobook. Listen to it (although the voice is annoying), and you'll quickly recognize a mistake. Genius - wish I had thought of that! getting away from everything before final edits helps writers 11. Walk before the latest changes I make a habit Banner Design of walking away from a piece of content for an entire day before I make my final edit and submit it. Advertising Continue reading below I use this practice for my personal and client content. This allows your mind to refresh and you will read the article with new focus and more energy. I can't explain Banner Design the science behind it and I don't care. That works. And I'm religious about this practice because it works so well. 12.
Read and write more Read more and write more, and you Banner Design will improve your craft dramatically in no time. Stephen King puts it perfectly: “If you want to be a writer, you have to do two things first: read a lot and write a lot. There is no way around these two things that I am aware of, no shortcut. " I demand at least 1000 words a day on various topics - personal Banner Design articles like this, non-fiction and fiction books, and some client work. My team has many talented writers, but I continue to write for specific clients. It also keeps me fresh and closer to clients because writing really is the fastest way to learn.