Dr. Seuss is one of the most beloved children’s authors of all time. His use of rhythmic, repetitive and whimsical language has excited readers, young and old alike, for decades. Writing like Dr. Seuss is a great way to expand your imagination by turning mundane situations into ones full of fantasy, silliness, and nonsense. It is also an effective method for teaching young children that reading and language are exciting tools that can be playful and fun.
Read your work looking for places where your engagement wanes. Boring is bad. Careful is right next to it. When it comes to tone, don’t try to fix the boring parts—toss them. You can’t fix boring.
One of the best posts I have read on the subject. Thank you for the great example!
One technique taught here at Copyblogger is to write your headline and subheads first .
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Thanks for this post, Kate and Katherine! My clients know that “should” and “shouldn’t” are bad words in my office (I call them the “S” words). I think I’ll add “Always” and “Never.” Did you encourage your client to add self-care to her list?