For the serious writer, mastering the tools of writing is a life time goal. It has to be.
Aspiring writers sometimes have the feeling that passion will sustain them and give their writing value. I agree that passion can give heat to your writing, but it cannot give clarity, insight and control. For these things a writer needs control of written language. One way to get control of written language is to read good writers and to learn correct spelling, grammar, punctuation and the exact meaning of words.
An interesting thing happens to a writer who is constantly working to master the tools of writing. The writer is able to think more clearly and understands better what words can do and how to get them to do these things.
A writer must understand the basics of writing.
Blogging allows the blogger to communicate with the world.
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