After a few hours of staring at the blank Word document on my screen, I had had enough. My creative writing was hardly that. I was starting to surf the Internet for Real Housewives gossip and knew I needed an intervention.
The California drought brings into sharp focus the value and fragility of a vital natural resource. After four years of little rain, the state is so parched and the situation so dire that the governor imposed severe restrictions on water usage, and those who appear to defy those limits find themselves in the headlines.
In America today, there is a writing crisis. Too many people cannot put together a coherent paragraph or a cogent email. Our digital world requires MORE writing not less. Among all of our presentation skills, writing is the most critical.