5 Proven Steps to Become a Better Writer in 30 Days or Less

It pays to improve your writing skills, even if you don’t want to become a professional writer,

Rodolfo Urbano
8 min readMay 13, 2022


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Writing is a part of life. Ever since you became consciously aware of your existence, you realized that reading and writing are activities you simply cannot go without.

Writing does not end at school. Writing plays a large part in your professional career. From the reports that you write, emails that you send, and notes and texts that you give to your coworkers.

We all know that people who write well in the workplace have the edge over people whose writing is full of typos and grammatical errors.

So it’s important that you improve your writing skills.

But like all skills, there is work to be done in order to become good at it.

It doesn’t and will not happen overnight, but if you will start today and practice these 5 simple steps. I guarantee your writing will improve twofold by the end of 30 days.

Let’s Start.

Write Consistently

You don’t need to write a lot. You just have to be consistent. Write daily.

Obviously, the first step in improving your craft is to write. No exceptions. There is no substitute for practice. You just don’t do it when you feel like doing it; you have to write every day to sharpen your writing skill.

The average professional I know writes 100–200 words a day. Famous writers I know write 1,000–2,000 words or more a day. In my case, I see to it that I write 500 words a day.

I am not a gifted writer. Not one in the family does, but I found out that I can write. And through the years of writing, I have improved my writing skills.

I took my writing seriously in 2007 when I started blogging. I was struggling to write a 400-word article way back then, as this was the usual minimum requirement by Article Directories.

I tried outsourcing my articles online, but I was never satisfied with the articles I received. Most of the time I could hardly follow the flow of ideas and the writing at times was awful. I told…



Rodolfo Urbano

CPA by profession, entrepreneur, and aspiring writer on the side. Lives in Saipan.