Orwell advised cutting as many words as possible, Woolf found energy in verbs, and Baldwin aimed for ‘a sentence as clean as a bone’. What can we learn from celebrated authors about the art of writing well? This and more in Vernacular NICELY SAID issue 33.
- Ideas – Your best ideas don’t come first
- Customer insight – Careful what you ask for
- Tribalism – An answer to ‘Who can I trust?’
- Luck – How to increase yours
- Content – The world thirsts for a tight lede