David's Top 10 Writing Tips
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Based on my own experience both as a writer and teacher of writing.

Based on my own experience both as a writer and teacher of writing.

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  • 1. DaviD’s Top 10 WriTing Tips
  • 2. 1. Make these decisions! Message Audience Purpose
  • 3. 2. Clarity! One idea / paragraph “le mot juste” – The right word Less is MORE!
  • 4. 3. Accuracy Proofread Check References
  • 5. 4. Have “style”! Use *sparkling* words Use the “active” voice
  • 6. 5. Get a second opinion
  • 7. 6. Get to the point! Define then explain A paragraph is a pyramid
  • 8. 7. Avoid , avoid, avoid…… Repetition Cliches Commas Useless words Run on sentences
  • 9. 8. Be Relevant! Write what your audience will enjoy Make it current
  • 10. 9. Collect it! Keep a portfolio Share it Present it Publish it
  • 11. 10. Believe and achieve! Each person has the talent and the knowledge to be a great writer. Great writing is an act of faith. Only a question of endurance.- Ezra Pound
  • 12. EFL Classroom 2.0 http://eflclassroom.ning.com