I'm not actually sure I'm the best person to write this post — but I am qualified in the sense that I work from home and I still have friends. So here we are!
White papers! How do they work? If you've written one, then you know the answer is "pick the perfect topic."
The seeker had seen most of what existed, and that was what spurred him on his quest. Although he'd found a well of depravity and evil in the world, he'd never found godliness to match it.
It's easy to forget in 2017 that working in cubicles — or even an "open office plan" — is not a normal human state of affairs when placed in the context of our history as a species.
Have something important you need to say in a piece of business writing and not sure where to start? Here's how you can beat the block of writers everywhere.
"It's a great opportunity; I'm just not sure whether or not to take it," Gabrielle fretted. "I just wish I could talk to Mom. Or that she'd send me some kind of sign."
True story: I once worked for a company that required me to get a doctor's note in order to use a yoga ball in lieu of a chair. A doctor's note.
Are these a matter of life and death? Assuredly not. But the goal of writing is communication, and if you're making these mistakes, you might as well not be attempting to communicate at all.
It's certainly natural that one of the most-asked questions that I get from people who are curious about writing as a profession is, "What's the biggest mistake that you see non-writers make?" (Emphasis mine.)
Everybody with a child who has tried working at home even once knows this is a problem. There is absolutely no way to focus on real, actual work that you must do and also care for your child during the day, and this applies in triplicate if your child is an infant or toddler. I don't think I'm blowing the covers off any vast secret by typing that.