Recap: 5 Useful Writing Tools to Aid your Blog

Writing tools - reflect on the journey
There are many useful writing tools. It starts with the more than a million words in the English language. One of the things that writing electron­ic­ally does is allow you to use search to look once again at what you have written. You can even assess the statist­ics to discov­er what your reader’s interests are. Search can make sure inform­a­tion relat­ing to specif­ic topics can all be collec­ted togeth­er. It isn’t always accur­ate, but even the search oddit­ies can be of interest.

Reason to Recap Useful Writing Tools

There are many tools used for writing, what it is my inten­tion to do here is collect togeth­er some of the things that I have written about both here and in other places. All have one thing in common, they are tools for writing or may aid your publi­city efforts as a writer. The idea being, to provide a way to produce a quick refer­ence guide for the writer, who is inter­ested in extend­ing their knowledge in any of the areas covered here. Not many words will be added, just enough to guide the curious.

Tools:

This is an area I have made a mental note to write more about in the future. That said other sections also include tools which are used to enhance writing.
At some future time I intend to review how readab­il­ity tools function and how they can be used to improve your use of language and how to under­stand the innate quirks of how they test your writing. Today I am still testing Grammarly, Scribbens, and Hemingway to see the advant­age they offer the writer.

Pictures:

Pictures, in my mind, are an essen­tial present­a­tion tool that writers need to use more of. The can act on the subcon­scious while the reader contin­ues reading the words used. We all know the old adage that a picture paints a thousand words. Not all paint a thousand words, but they do offer a setting for the words that you use. Diagrams enhance complex articles and stop them from becom­ing boring.

Writing:

One of the stated aims of GobbledeGoox is to offer thoughts on writing. This is an urge I have to suppress, especially when I moder­ate on a gener­al writing site and see some truly awful submis­sions. One lesson I have learned is that it is best not to criti­cise when you see errors, but it is possible to learn from them.
We all make mistakes from time to time, the ones that annoy me the most are those that creep up on you, typos, and when your finger fails to make contact with the key, leaving words short an “s” or a “v”. Writing required conscious effort all the time.

Headlines:

If you are going to write a blog then you will need to under­stand the power of headlines. Tweaking your titles, just a small amount, makes the differ­ence between gaining readers or not. What is your best headline? Think about it. Can you improve it? There are plenty of possib­il­it­ies.

Publicity:

If you think about it for a little while it’s clear headlines and publi­city are closely inter­re­lated. Do you like your headline? Is it power­ful? One thing you can be certain about if you look at the headline in a weeks time when you are publi­cising posts then you are less likely to pay it serious atten­tion.
Publicity is vital for the success of your blog and you will need to use every tool a your dispos­al to help your words get the atten­tion they deserve.
The other reason for recap­ping these articles here is to offer readers access to inform­a­tion they may have had before yet not realised the import­ance of. To date there are 98 other posts on GobbledeGoox that you may find of some use for. Click on the search button then find what you need.

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