Tag: Communication

Drink, Kindle and Notebook

The importance of “show, don’t tell” in writing

Storytelling is about transporting a person to another world. That’s why showing, not telling, makes better stories.

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Plugging out

Music: a private thing or a communal one?

These days, music is a private thing, a thing you do with headphones on by yourself. But is it always that way?

A person writing with a cup in the background

Why you shouldn’t use a thesaurus at every chance you get

Many people use thesauri to “buff” their writing, or to learn new and fancy words. But is that really a good idea, and does it really work out?

Stacked Letters

The Problem with Cross-Generation Communication

If you were to write a letter for those in the future, how would you ensure its readability?

Emojis

The Rise of the Emoji

Emojis have taken the messaging world by storm. But will it become its own language?