Saturday, 1 May 2010

Some writing tips from a great writer - V.S Naipaul


For those of us who needs to tone up on our writing skills, 
Sans Serif reminds us of novelist and journalist VS Naipaul's writing tips.

1.Don't write long sentences( def guilty of that )

2.Each sentence should make a clear statement-(try to but sometimes ramble)

3.Don't use big words-(yep agree with that)

4.Never use words whose meanings you are not sure of-( def)

5.Use as few adverbs as possible-(agree)

6.Avoid the abstract-(try to)

AND MOST IMPORTANTLY

7.PRACTICE

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