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Improve your social media writing – borrow from Hemingway’s “true sentence” style

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“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence you know.”

Ernest Hemingway 

If you want to improve your writing for social media – borrow from the bold and brief yet “true” style of Ernest Hemingway.

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Good writing for your social media needs to be engaging and reader-focused.

Short words. Short sentences. True sentences.

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In my “day job”, I  teach people how to write – smart people  (like lawyers, engineers, and financial analysts) who have been trained by their professions to write long, limp lifeless sentences.

Distant. Passive. Dull!

When I am not teaching writing – I am busy reading and learning . Learning from writers like Hemingway.

I  first read Hemingway at  high school – and loved it.

Hemingway learned his  punchy writing style as a reporter. His “myth” was part of the inspiration for me to leave a  safe career in law

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This entry was posted on August 30, 2014 by in Uncategorized.
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