Tuesday, 25 October 2005

Write like you talk

Hey, you lot: if you want fame, fortune, riches and people beating a path to your blog-haven, then don't write as if you've got a stick up your arse, write like you talk. Good advice, just as long as you don't, like, talk like a twelve-year-old. Kathy Sierra has studies on this and everything. [Hat tip, Stephen Hicks]

Linked article: Conversational writing kicks formal writing's ass


Blogger Eric Olthwaite said...

The same goes for music. The best songwriters, and by this I mean Nick Cave, write their lyrics as a narrative or dialogue or speech.

25 Oct 2005, 11:31:00  
Blogger Alan Howard said...

Thanks for the link, there's some good information there.

25 Oct 2005, 13:37:00  
Blogger peterquixote said...

agreed, we never try to use fancy words to impress peoples, or spanish or thing like that you how peoples they blab on in france as thopugh l;ik we donts understand a word they say,

26 Oct 2005, 13:22:00  

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