The first rule of writing

There isn’t one best sentence structure; instead, your choice should depend on the readers you’re trying to reach, the material you’re trying to communicate, and perhaps on your own voice as a writer (

Confession: I’ve not YET read any of the books that @StephenBHeard often blogs about, but I do follow his #acwri posts, and the above quote resonates with my thinking. I’ve re-blogged today’s post by The Scientist Sees Squirrel below.

People love rules – in writing as in everything else.  Lists of rules litter the internet: “Five rules for better paragraphs”, “Seven habits of successful writers”, “Ten top tips for clearer writin…

Source: The first rule of writing


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