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August 19, 2014

Be A Better Writer

Research shows that the average person writes 40,000 words each year.

Writers, students and teachers write far than that. In fact...

...most professionals in almost every area write more than that.

The point of writing, of course, is not just to write; the real purpose of writing is to convey something of importance in a way that is appealing and memorable to the target audience.

Here is a short article on 10 simple writing tips that will make your writing much better - and, I would add - much easier to write - http://time.com/3113141/become-a-better-writer/.

This article from TIME magazine gives many solid points. Consider these; every piece of business writing should address these three questions -
The reason I am writing is:

What I want you to know is:

What I want you to do is:

In other words, be clear and direct with a specific purpose. Keep it simple and stay on your topic. If you can keep it interesting, you should succeed no matter what your subject might be.


Also, Morf just might be available to visit your school or agency this coming September. You can contact him at mmorf@mail.com.

Posted by mmorf at August 19, 2014 10:56 PM


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