When you have a passion for words, then you probably like writing.
Having the ability to write like a professional comes from practice and effort. Generosity and patience are a must. But if you find writing as a hobby, well it’s good for you. Start writing and be a professional writer.
You know, reading is a one way to be good in writing. It is the best way to improve your skill.
Try to read a wide range of book genres. Don’t stick into one writer or author. The more book you read, the merrier. But of course, don’t forget to read an article or a book that is fun and interesting for you. Having fun won’t make you bored. Show interest on what you are reading. It is important.
As reading is the perfect way to be a professional writer, start writing a review or comment on the article or book that you had read. It will serve as a practice. It can determine your writing errors. It is the best way for you to improve and write a better one. Read often. Write often. Remember, practicing will always make your performance better and can improve your skill as well.
Show enthusiasm for what you are doing. Love what you are doing, so others would love it too.
Your audience is important. They are the one who will appreciate on your work. May be some will criticize it. But at least, you know where and what to improve about your writing skill. It can help you turn into a professional one.
When you speak, it basically shows what kind of person you are. In writing, it can also tell who you are. Writing has a different style. You might always write based on your personal style. Don’t be afraid to use a different writing style. But still don’t forget to be creative and original.
Keep reading and writing for you to become better.
All your first drafts are not a final draft. Reread, review, and revise! Settle your writings to their best. Learn to slice and dice your work. Revise your work and re-write what is better and sound better.
If you are seeking for a good revision of your work, get an editor. Let him check your errors and see the readability of your work. It is professional deed when you proofread your work. The editor can deeply check on your grammar, spelling, and punctuations or other errors that should revise. He can turn your writing into a best ever rating work. He can also give you advice and tips on how to write well. He’s your angel.
So move forward, give yourself an adequate time to improve your writing. Don’t be in a hurry to be a professional writer. Take your time. Just write naturally. Take a small step to write like a professional. Educate yourself and feed your mind. Learning is a must to be a professional one.