Writing Effectively

Introduction:

Writing is its own reward.
– Henry Miller

Prose is architecture, not interior decoration.
– Ernest Hemingway

If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it. Toni Morrison

“A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus: 1. What am I trying to say? 2. What words will express it? 3. What image or idiom will make it clearer? 4. Is this image fresh enough to have an effect? And then, two more: 1. Could I put it more succinctly? 2. Have I said anything that is avoidably ugly?” George Orwell

Nearly every professional that comes to speak at the Political Science Lecture Series says that writing effectively is critical to success. Learning to write and communicate effectively is at the foundation of a rewarding career. Use the following links to help polish your writing skills.

Helpful Links:

  1. Grammarly.com
  2. https://writingcenter.unc.edu/tips-and-tools/argument/