A daily exploration of the written word from a seasoned writer and writing skills trainer, to help you improve your English writing skills. The pod covers persuasive writing, therapeutic writing, rhythm, poetry and poetic meter, grammar, punctuation and voice.
Episode 225, the true meaning of Commitment
The world recently lost a special woman whose lifelong commitment to duty gives the lie to this much-abused, over-used word.
Episode 224. A mother's death
A piece of beautiful writing by Thich Nhat Hanh about his mother's death.
Episode 223, Strictly Come Dancing, Strictly Come Writing
Moved and inspired by the final of the BBC 'Strictly Come Dancing' show, Scott draws parallels between writing and dance.
Episode 222, 17 things James is gonna change about his writing
I'm buzzing after a wildly successful coaching session with a client. In this episode you get to hear the 17 things James is gonna change about his writing (SDK - Spelling Doesn't Kount). Ta-daa!
Episode 221, writing and mindset
Inspired by a successful session coaching a client in persuasive writing, Scott shares how together they turned a sow's ear of an email into a silk purse.
Episode 220, the origin of 'protest'
On the day that he celebrated a life lost and took to the streets to help preserve hard won freedoms, Scott looks at the origins of 'protest'.