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Introduction to Creative Nonfiction - Oakland Campus: Academic Writing

This guide is to accompany professor Bill Lychack's Fall 2014 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction course.

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Consider Your Audience

Consider your audience and the purpose of your writing.

  • Are you writing to explain? convince? review or critique?
  • Is your audience experts, students, the general public?
  • Are you writing formally or informally?

Write with your audience in mind.

  • Make it easy for your readers to get your message.
  • Organize your document logically.
  • Write clearly.
  • Write concisely.
  • Include the appropriate level of detail.
  • Read your document from the point of view of your readers, and revise appropriately.

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