Hints for Writing Well

In 1982, David Ogilvy of Ogilvy & Mather wrote an internal memo titled How to Write.  The memo was recently posted to the Ogilvy & Mather’s LinkedIn Company Page.

At the top of the list of 10 hints to becoming a better writer was this quote:

The better you write, the higher you will go in Ogilvy & Mather.   People who think well, write well.

I wanted to always remember this hints, so I saved and uploaded the list below.

Hints for Writing WellThe first tip is to read the Roman-Raphaelson book on writing three times.  During a quick Google search for the book, I found this Slideshare copy of it.

Read. Rinse. Repeat. Read. Rinse. Repeat. Read. Rinse.