7 Science-Backed Tips to Improve Your Writing (Infographic)
When you want to improve your writing, you may not know exactly where to start. You may know that reading your work out loud, getting feedback, writing drafts, and asking for the help of an editor are all ways to improve writing.
However, there are many things you can do by yourself that can help to improve your writing in a consistent and reliable way. That’s because these improvements are backed by science. Yep, that’s right, science can help you to improve your writing.
Writing, after all, is both craft and an art. And in many ways writing is a very personal and creatively driven venture. Yet, when it comes to getting into the creative flow when you write, science can help us a great deal. Science can help us to understand how our minds work, how to access our best creative ideas, how to create consistent schedules, and how to get the most out of the time we spend writing.
Research has shed light onto many aspects of writing, from the best time of the day to write, to the optimal conditions to be writing your book, article, dissertation or blog under. By using this research to inform our writing practices, we can harness the results of science as well as make the best use of our brains and our creativity streams.
While a couple of the findings science has provided may be things you already do, some of the results may be surprising!
In the infographic below we’ve summarized all the fascinating science behind what the perfect day of writing should look like. Try these science-backed tips out and see if they help improve your inspiration, motivation, and ability to write more with less effort.