Empathic Writing by Dr Bob Dick

It has been said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. It might also be argued that meaning is in the mind of the reader. For someone writing a university assignment or thesis this is an important truth. Markers and examiners can’t directly assess how much understanding you have. They assess how much understanding you convey.

Empathic writing — writing with the reader in mind — has advantages for writer as well as for reader.

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