Tips and Tricks for Self-Editing: Grammar

Welcome to the last post in the tips and tricks self-editing series! We’ve discussed content and how to develop our ideas and arguments; we’ve tackled organization and how to present our content clearly; we’ve even covered style and how to present those ideas in a clear and enjoyable way. Today, we’re going to delve into … Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Self-Editing: Grammar

Tips and Tricks for Self-Editing: Style

Welcome back to the tips and tricks self-editing series! We’ve already talked about content and organization, so today we’re going to explore style. Copyrights belong to geonetric.com. Style refers to the way a writer uses words and makes sentences—in essence, what makes each writer unique. Every time you get comments back on an assignment that … Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Self-Editing: Style

Tips and Tricks for Self-Editing: Organization

Hello, and welcome back to the tips and tricks self-editing series! Last time, we talked about content, our ideas and arguments. Today, we’re going to focus on the second most important aspect of writing: organization. How many times have you stopped reading or looking at something because you didn’t know how to follow it? Did … Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Self-Editing: Organization

Tips and Tricks for Self-Editing: Content

Welcome to our tips and tricks for self-editing series! This four-part Thursday series will help you become more familiar with your own work, so you can improve your content, organization, style, and grammar on your own. This series is aimed so that this situation won’t happen to you: Today, we’re going to start with content. Some … Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Self-Editing: Content

The Importance of Audience

Hello again! During our first post, we explored the question of why we write, finding many typical answers to be inaccurate or incomplete. In our last post, we introduced the rhetorical triangle, solidifying the real reason people write: to close the gap in understanding between writer and audience. In this post, we will discuss audience, … Continue reading The Importance of Audience

The Rhetorical Triangle

Welcome back! This post is the second of a three-part series concerning the connections between why we write, the rhetorical triangle, and audience. Last post, we explored the question “Why do we write?”. We concluded that the answer had something to do with the relationship between the writer and the audience, which we will define … Continue reading The Rhetorical Triangle

Why Do We Write?

Hey everyone! This post will be the first of a three-part series that will explore the connections between why we write, the rhetorical triangle, and audience. With these posts, you will be able to identify the reason you’re writing something, your intended audience, and how best to write for your audience, all of which will … Continue reading Why Do We Write?