How to Be a Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker

TIME

U want 2B a better writer?

Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry. There are rules — even science — behind writing well.

Our brain works a particular way; so what rules do we need to know to write the way the brain best understands?

To find out the answer I gave Steven Pinker a call.

Steven is a cognitive scientist and linguist at Harvard. He’s also on the Usage Panel of the American Heritage Dictionary.

Steven was recently ranked as one of the top 100 most eminent psychologists of the modern era.

His latest book is The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century. And it’s great.

Below you’ll learn:

  1. The two key elements that will improve your writing.
  2. The biggest mistake we all make — and…

View original post 2,425 more words

Advertisements
About

It's all learning and teaching to me!!! In addition I love writing, sports, social media and the Greek island Crete, my second home!!!

Posted in Wordpress

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Watson

Watson

It's all learning and teaching to me!!! In addition I love writing, sports, social media and the Greek island Crete, my second home!!!

View Full Profile →

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 161 other followers

Follow Watson's Blog on WordPress.com
November 2014
M T W T F S S
« Oct   Dec »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
CURRENTLY READING

Colson Whitehead ‘Underground Railroad’

Hugh's Views & News

A man with dyslexia writing about this and that and everything else!

Literary Hub

The best of the literary web

Interesting Literature

A Library of Literary Interestingness

Kaggsy's Bookish Ramblings

So many books, so little time

%d bloggers like this: