Re: Help!

Subject: Re: Help!
From: Mike Bygrave <bygravem -at- INTUITIVE -dot- CO -dot- UK>
Date: Mon, 8 Jul 1996 15:03:46 +-100

> I am a member of the Tennessee Mental Health Consumers' Association.

Does this mean that you're from Tennessee and you consume mental health, or
can you be from anywhere as long as you consume mental health in Tennessee?
I think we need some clarification on this point.

But seriously, you haven't given us much information to go on, so I can
only give general advice. The most important thing here is to CONSIDER YOU
TARGET AUDIENCE. Identifying you readers will channel the content and
style of your article. If you're writing for a newsletter (rather than,
say, a journal), adopt a lighter style - perhaps more 'chatty'. This
sounds obvious, but there's not much more that can be said.

Try to define a structure for your article before you start writing.
Knowing where you're going before you start should help you considerably.

That's about it - good luck.

Mike Bygrave (bygravem -at- intuitive -dot- co -dot- uk) 'forever red'
standard disclaimer - please don't sue me
"1966 was a great year for English football - Cantona was born."

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