10 words

Always start with the best 10 words to get someone intrigued.

I read this today. We write lots of words, but people scan for things that catch their interest so that they read on.

There isn’t a right or wrong answer to how long your message should be, the only thing that counts is to write something genuine. Our words aren’t for everyone, but if we play games and manipulate to get attention, you’ll have to keep playing games to keep people looking. Long term it doesn’t work as the readers work it out and move on.

10 words that are authentically us is better than 10 words to get noticed.

Being insightful

Yes, when we write, we’d all like to be really insightful.

However, being insightful is totally subjective.

So don’t sweat about your insight, agonising over every word, simply just write.

Write what matters to you and do not try to second guess what others might like, you can’t. Well, like posting fluffy cat pictures on Facebook, sure we can blow smoke up someone’s arse and be popular, if that’s what you crave.

Forget being insightful, just really say something, as in REALLY say something.