Write musically

It pays to have a musical ear when you write.

If you want people to read your words, and recall them, and use them, and talk about them, write with rhythm and cadence. With tone and tempo.

When you’re writing, think about repetition and variety. Crescendos and rests. Pace and punctuation. Read your work out loud, and feel the rhythm of the words in your voice.

Music is a delivery system for memory. So don’t be afraid to write musically.

If you want people to remember your writing, write to be remembered.

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