Realizing or recognizing poor writing issues and bad habits is easy. Resolving the issues on the other hand, is like playing Chutes and ladders.
You feel like you’re on the right track and then, you step on the wrong square and WHOOSH! down you go back to where you began.
That’s how both of these next elements of writing have felt to me.
Here are a few things i struggled with – and how I improved.
#2 Passive Voice: It took me years to figure out what in the world people meant when they said PASSIVE VOICE IS BAD. I couldn’t figure out how to resolve the issue. In fact, there wasn’t any significant ‘light bulb moment” for me. What helped me overcome the use of so much passive voice:
- researching online about how to improve your writing
- Reading well written, successful books
- lots, and lots, of practice
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