Do You Make This Mistake in Your Writing?

Understanding Your First Job as a Writer

What would you say is your first job as a writer? Do you write to serve people? To make money? To express yourself?

This is an important question because the wrong answer will lead you to fall short of your best work.

That’s what I address in the following slide presentation. In it you’ll discover:

  • What writers must do before anything else
  • Why architecture is a great metaphor for writing
  • How to make your writing as engaging as possible

Simply click below to get started.


Writers as Experience Architects – Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that inspires

Many thanks to my friend Gary Neal Hansen for introducing me to Haiku Deck, the web-based program I used to create this presentation.

Question: What are you focusing on right now? Your concept, your structure, or your writing? You can leave a comment by clicking here.

Please note: I reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive or off-topic.

  • I enjoyed this! I have never tried Haiku Deck, but I will now. Thanks for sharing content ideas as well as presentation ideas. You are a good teacher, Chad.

    • Chad R. Allen

      Thanks, Terri. Appreciate you taking the time to comment.

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  • Jenny gehman

    Good writing is concrete. You model this oh so well. Thanks Chad, for all the solid, concrete advice us creatives can build on!

    • Chad R. Allen

      Jenny, you’re welcome! Thank YOU for taking the time to comment. I appreciate it.

  • curtheffelfinger

    Sweet presentation, sir. Thanks for challenging me to be concrete!

    • Chad R. Allen

      You’re most welcome, and your readers thank you for taking up that challenge!

  • Good stuff, Chad! I like the challenge of bettering their experience in real life. That’s a big challenge and makes me want to up my game in my writing.

    • Chad R. Allen

      You can do it, man!