1. Read Excellent Writing
Sources to imitate creatively
What comes to mind when you hear the word “imitation” in the context of writing?  Do you think of plagiarism? Lack of creativity?  What if instead you thought of creating by imitating as a way to avoid reinventing the wheel?  Using good structures that others have polished just makes  your own creativity go even further. ...
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Improve writing by reading Atul Gawande's excellent books
The very first experiment in Sit Write Share suggests that you improve your writing by reading excellent writing.  As far as I’m concerned, any reading is good. Feel free to enjoy comic books or suspense novels. It is also wise to spend some time reading works by people who are very good at writing the kinds...
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