Life is an Essay Contest…

Welcome to my blog Life is An Essay Contest. I hope you enjoy it and find it useful! I’ve chosen this title because whether you realize it or not, we are constantly winning (or losing!) things through our communication skills. With a few simple tips, you can really improve your odds.

Get It Together

  • On October 31, 2019
  Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and dough make pizza, but if you just threw them all in a bowl and stirred, the only thing you’d end up with is a mess! Writing is like that too. Your ‘ingredients’ — the idea you want to convey, the words you choose to get your point across, the […]
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The Prizes Are Everywhere

  • On September 19, 2019
Everything we write is designed to achieve some objective, whether it’s a resume, love note, text, business report, eBay item description, even this blog. All of these things seek to move readers to take action: to make a job offer, bring home a gallon of milk, visit a website or some other goal. The more […]
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