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Digital and other non-writing skills helpful to the modern writer

Writers need more than strong stories to succeed. They also need to utilize organizational, production, and promotional tools to gain an audience.

Non-writing skills
Writers have to have digital and other non-writing skills to be successful. Photo by by 24Novembers/Shutterstock

We don’t need much to start a story. At the minimum, a blank surface and a writing instrument. 

Now, we have more options to bring stories to life, but it’s certainly not the first time writers encountered the new and shiny. We once leapt from handwriting to using a manual – then electric – typewriter. Looking back, that doesn’t seem as drastic a change when you consider the speed at which the ways we create and consume content have evolved in just a decade. 

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