Thursday, May 19, 2011

This is how you write

Twitter this morning is a-buzz with the latest article from Roseanne Barr - And I Should Know.

Wow, what a fantastic piece.  So good, I could not "put it down".  Want to learn how to write fantastic posts?  Take a tip from Roseanne, as this is bloody fantastic.

A excerpt from the article:
“Winning” in Hollywood means not just power, money, and complimentary smoked-salmon pizza, but also that everyone around you fails just as you are peaking. When you become No. 1, you might begin to believe, as Cher once said in an interview, that you are “one of God’s favorite children,” one of the few who made it through the gauntlet and survived. The idea that your ego is not ego at all but submission to the will of the Lord starts to dawn on you as you recognize that only by God’s grace did you make it through the raging attack of idea pirates and woman haters, to ascend to the top of Bigshit Showbiz Mountain.
Genius.  It makes me want to write better.  But the reason why this writing is so good is that Roseanne puts herself into it.  It's as if she is talking it to you as you read it.

That's what you want to try to aim for with your own blogging.  Write as you are.  Roseanne did and the attention she is getting for these few words is amazing.

What are your tips for writing?  What do you think of Roseanne's article? Love to know! :-)

- tork