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Good writing isn't easy, but in today's world, it's essential.

A core strength of any article is how well it is worded, keeping the audience captivated as they read through your text. But what happens if you get writer's block and stuck in a rut?

In this article from The Drum, writer Andrew Brookes shares 12 fundamental tips that every journalist needs to keep in mind when doing any piece of writing, from talking to other writers to using a thesaurus.

Noting the importance of listening to others, he says "writers observe the world around them and channel their observations through the written word. Listening carefully to others will especially help if you write for an audience you aren’t part of".

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