Writing as a conversation


Sea Lion Conversation by Nathan Rupert, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License

Mike Palmquist compares academic writing to a conversation in this short post. It is a useful way to think about writing, because it illustrates how you need to situate your writing in relation to what has already been said and consider your reader’s needs in what you say and how you say it.

Mike Palmquist Writing@CSU. Colorado State University

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