One of my personal development goals for 2015 was to write more often and to find a way to write professionally. Previously, I had always been intimidated by excellent writers and, by comparing my writing to work of that caliber, I usually developed writer’s block.
Don’t get me wrong – as someone who has worked in marketing communications since 2006, I’m used to creating content, editing/proofreading, fine-tuning content for SEO and running content calendars. Since the beginning of my career, I have always been involved in the communications process and have developed strong writing skills to help me succeed. But in 2015, I made it a goal to really mean it when I call myself a ghost writer.
Writing isn’t easy. Here are some tips that helped me get started: