If you want to write well, you need to read, read, and read. There is no other way around it. There are no short cuts. There is no silver bullet. There are no magic prescriptions. The best writers are also the best readers. But don’t take it from me. Check out this article: The most enjoyable way to improve your writing skills.
In addition to this, when you read, do not only ready to understand the message the author is trying to convey. Also check how the author has put words, phrases and sentences together; how the author punctuates (commas, colon, semicolon, dash, apostrophe, end-punctuation, quotation marks). Read to learn about the different styles of writing.
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