Here are 50 nuggets of writing wisdom from some of the greatest authors of all time:"Read, read, read. All they do is show you've been to college."--Kurt Vonnegut Jr., A Man Without a Country"You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page.
Books break the shackles of time--proof that humans can work magic."― Carl Sagan"Find out the reason that commands you to write; see whether it has spread its roots into the very depth of your heart; confess to yourself you would have to die if you were forbidden to write."― Rainer Maria Rilke"If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.
Or, if proper usage gets in the way, it may have to go.
In such a pyramid, you begin by presenting a broad introduction to the topic and end by making a more focused point about that topic in your thesis statement.
The introduction has three essential parts, each of which serves a particular purpose.
Platforms like Linked In, Medium, and Word Press have placed millions of dollars of technology, and the power that once only belonged to major publishing and media firms, into the hands of millions of writers -- entirely for free. Writing is an art and a craft that needs to be developed through deliberate practice and study over a long period of time.
Fortunately, some of the world's greatest writers, the ones who mastered the craft and whose names have been passed down to us through time, gifted us not only with their stories.
I also knew that Kool-Aid packets were 25 cents each or that I could save money and get five of them for a dollar.
Today, however, money management involves knowing more than which combinations of 10-cent, five-cent, and one-penny candies I can get for a dollar.
Although for short essays the introduction is usually just one paragraph, longer argument or research papers may require a more substantial introduction.
The first paragraph might consist of just the attention grabber and some narrative about the problem.