I occasionally review older blogs I have written for content and ideas. I have been blogging for a year and a half now, and have to admit, there are days I’m at a loss as to what to write, or just don’t have the time to sit down and produce a blog I would want to read.
One thing that jumped out at me this morning, was the number of grammatical and structural errors in my past work. While there were only a few per blog, I couldn’t believe I missed them.
If I had been a stranger reading those blogs, I would have thought, why am I reading a blog on how to write a novel, that is filled with grammatical errors? The blogger doesn’t even know how to write a publishable piece of work.
But I have also noticed that the more blogs I write, the better I have gotten. Who was it that said practice makes perfect?
If you want to be a successful writer, read, read, read and write, write, write.
I would encourage you to pull out an old piece of work and a newer one that you are working on. I bet the new work is noticeably better than your previous work.
I wish I could say that I won’t ever publish another blog with errors in it. My intention is to produce an error-free, interesting, piece of work, but I am only human and will make an occasional mistake.