Category: Writing

Structure of personal blogs 4. First things first

You are writing a blog post. There’s probably one point that you want people to grasp if they grasp nothing else. The most influential position is right at the beginning of any document, in the first headline or sentence or paragraph.¬†That’s where your main point belongs.

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Structure of personal blogs 3. Sequence of ideas

When you’re fiddling with a blog post, you often want to make several major points. In what order will you introduce them? Did you know that there are more than thirteen classic ways of sequencing ideas in formal writing? If you match your article to one of those models, even loosely, it’s a win for […]

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