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#129: Write Faster, Write Better [Podcast]


Monday, December 12, 2022


Ray Edwards

For the longest time, when asked how quickly I can turnaround a writing project, my answer has been: “I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.”

I recently discovered the person who originally penned that phrase: American journalist A.J. Liebling, who wrote primarily for The New Yorker. The reason I think this quote rings true for many writers is actually a secret of the trade. Writing faster makes you a better writer.


Tip Of the Week

You know by now I'm a big fan of Scrivener. today I'd like to introduce you to the best training I've found on how to use Scrivener effectively: Learn Scrivener Fast.

Spiritual Foundations

Is God judging us? Is his judgment the source of the scary things we hear in the news?

  • God is love. (1 John 4:8)
  • There is no fear in love. (1 John [4:18]) 
  • How we can “test the spirits”. (1 John 4)

Don't be deceived by ministries of fear.

Feature Presentation: Write Faster, Write Better

Here are 5 reasons why writing faster can make you a better writer.

  • You'll write more.
  • Your skill level will improve.
  • Writing fast turns off the self-editor and inner critic.
  • ​The 10,000 hour rule works in your favor.
  • ​Imperfect practice is better than perfect intentions.​

What level of output are you truly capable of as a writer?

Next Week: Ten Ways To Un-Busy Yourself!


Ray Edwards

Ray Edwards is a world-renowned copywriter and communications strategist, writing for some of the most powerful voices in leadership and business including New York Times bestselling authors Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup for the Soul) and Tony Robbins. Ray is a sought-after speaker and author, hosts a popular weekly podcast, and blogs at


Hi, I'm Ray Edwards

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I teach thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and business owners how to write the words that sell their products, services, and ideas.



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