After enjoying an enriching and stimulating day being guided through the art of writing informative and engaging opinion pieces courtesy of Guardian Masterclasses, I am anxious to immediately test out the new techniques and write a piece to share my new found knowledge.
But first I sought to validate my content, and asked a close friend of mine what she would like to hear about the course, I hope this piece meets her expectation but also gives others pause for thought.
My friend gave me two clear requirements
Firstly, make this easy to read and capture the content in concise form.
In response I have created a list of sound bites. My apologies to the fantastic speakers for my clumsy paraphrasing.
Secondly, give me a call to action.
As it turns out the list, now I’ve compiled it, really serves not only as a guide to writing, but also a guide to how we communicate generally, which feels like an on going call to action to maintain humility in our interactions with the world.
All of which I think can be précised to