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Find a Way to Have Fun in Your Writing

by Tom Johnson on Apr 14, 2008
categories: technical-writing

Find a way to have fun with what you're writing. If you don't, not only will it be a miserable experience, the product will lack the energy, playfulness, and good feeling it needs to be successful. Change your point of view, experiment, try something different -- until the routine becomes an exploration, and the monotonous becomes your musing.

If that doesn't work, try reading a few lolcats to lighten things up.

About Tom Johnson

Tom Johnson

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