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Author answers the question, “How do writers flex their muscles?” with a simple answer: “word games!”

February 28, 2012

Ever wonder how great writers continue to improve their craft? They exercise!

Writing, like any activty, only gets better with practice, practice, practice! (See, you should have listened to your 9th grade English teacher!) In “Get Fit, a writer’s guide to exercising,” author Beau James suggests some fun ways to improve your writing,

“…Another thing you can do to improve your writing is to play word games. Everyone knows Scrabble, a game that involves creating words out of a set of randomly picked tiles. If you like that idea but don’t like the limitations of its rules, check out the more laid back Jargon, where slang and proper nouns are encouraged, or Bananagrams, a fast-paced, Scrabble-like game with no board. Try the game You’ve Been Sentenced!, the object of which is to create sentences out of randomly picked cards.”

For more great suggestions, visit Riding the Lightning.

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In addition to It’s how you play the game!  Susan Conforte McNeill is also the co-founder of the literacy organization Success Won’t Wait! and writes for the fashion ezine Susan Said What?!  and holiday blog The Best Christmas Ever! 

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