Get in touch with your dark side when you write. What angers you? Write about it. My most read blogs almost always begin with a frustration.
Don’t stay mad:
Rants are fun, occasionally. It’s easy to say what you don’t like. Effective writers, on the other hand, move through anger to solutions.
Recent Leadership Freak posts that started with anger:
- Anger about arrogance: 15 Ways to Tell if Someone is Arrogant or Humble
- Frustration that I don’t listen better: You Lose if They Can’t Disagree
- Remembering the disappointment of working for an insecure boss: 15 Techniques that Create Upward Mobility
I find passion born in frustration or anger a rich source of content that readers connect with if I move through anger to positive solutions.
How do you infuse emotion into your writing?