Learning tips from How To Write Short 27 Sep 2014
A few tips on learning that I pulled from Roy Peter Clark’s book “How To Write Short”.

Learn to increase happiness and reduce misery:

There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible. – Samuel Johnson

The following is in regard to writing short:

When it comes to the how of short writing, you will find three paths: learning short writing through reading; practicing the best short writing moves; and cutting longer texts down to size. – Roy Peter Clark

Here’s my attempt at generalizing the last tip:

When it comes to learning, you will find three paths: learning through reading; learning through doing; learning through reflecting.

The next tip is a nice reminder that no matter who you are, what you do, or what you know, asking for help is a great way to wrap your head around something;

Ask for help to understand what is technical and what is complex – Peter King

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