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How To Write

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How to write<br />

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Writing techniques<br />Writing Tips<br />Editing Tips<br />

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  1. 1. How to write<br />
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  3. 3. Writing techniques<br />Writing Tips<br />Editing Tips<br />
  4. 4. WWWWWH<br />WWWWWH<br />Technique 1<br />WWWWWH<br />5Ws and 1H<br />WWWWWH<br />
  5. 5. Who?<br /> What?<br /> When?<br /> Where?<br /> Why?<br /> How?<br />
  6. 6. Who was involved?<br />What happened (what&apos;s the story)?<br />When did it take place?<br />Where did it take place?<br />Why did it happen?<br />How did it happen?<br />
  7. 7. Who<br />When did it take place?<br />Where did it take place?<br />Why did it happen?<br />How did it happen?<br />is the document aimed at?<br />will benefit from reading it?<br />
  8. 8. Who was involved?<br />What<br />When did it take place?<br />Where did it take place?<br />Why did it happen?<br />How did it happen?<br />is our product?<br />are the benefits?<br />can you expect from us?<br />
  9. 9. Who was involved?<br />What happened (what&apos;s the story)?<br />When<br />Where did it take place?<br />Why did it happen?<br />How did it happen?<br />should the document be read?<br />can our product be used?<br />
  10. 10. Who was involved?<br />What happened (what&apos;s the story)?<br />When did it take place?<br />Where<br />Why did it happen?<br />How did it happen?<br />are our strengths?<br />does our product meet your needs?<br />
  11. 11. Who was involved?<br />What happened (what&apos;s the story)?<br />When did it take place?<br />Where did it take place?<br />Why did it happen?<br />How did it happen?<br />is our product relevant to you?<br />does it work the way it does?<br />
  12. 12. Who was involved?<br />What happened (what&apos;s the story)?<br />When did it take place?<br />Where did it take place?<br />Why did it happen?<br />How did it happen?<br />does our product work?<br />can you learn more?<br />
  13. 13. Technique 2<br />Inverted Pyramid<br />
  14. 14. Information they must have for your communication to be successful<br />STOP<br />Additional information that is helpful but not crucial<br />Be nice if they had it<br />
  15. 15. STOP<br />Crucial information must go at the beginning<br />They could stop reading at any time<br />
  16. 16. They could stop reading at any time<br />Crucial information must go at the beginning<br />
  17. 17. Writing Tips<br />
  18. 18. Activevs Passive<br />the thing doing the action is the subject of the sentence<br />the thing receiving the action is the object<br />
  19. 19. I heard it through the Grapevine <br />I is the subject, the one who is doing the action. <br />I is hearing it, the object of the sentence.<br />Active<br />
  20. 20. It was heard by me through the Grapevine <br />Passive<br />
  21. 21. Passive voice is usually awkward and other times it’s vague. <br />
  22. 22. Don’t sweat the grammar<br />
  23. 23. Split your infinitives if you must, dangle your modifiers and feel free to end that sentence with a preposition if you feel the sentence warrants it.<br />
  24. 24. Apostrophes’<br />Apostrophe’s<br />Apostrophes<br />http://apostrophe.me<br />
  25. 25. K.I.S.S.<br />
  26. 26. Worried you’re not using the right words? <br />Use simpler words.<br />Worried that your sentence isn’t clear? <br />Make a simpler sentence.<br />Worried that people won’t see your point? <br />Make your point simpler.<br />
  27. 27. Always write well<br />
  28. 28. Editing Tips<br />
  29. 29. S L O W L Y<br />Read each word, not each sentence<br />
  30. 30. but preferably <br />to yourself…<br />
  31. 31. Learn your CRUTCH<br />
  32. 32. And finally…<br />
  33. 33. Further Reading<br />http://whatever.scalzi.com/2006/02/12/writing-tips-for-non-writers-who-dont-want-to-work-at-writing/<br />http://www.capulet.com/sites/capulet.com/files/TenTips.pdf<br />http://apostrophe.me<br />
  34. 34. Questions?<br />

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