Lesson of the Week #2

Sometimes, what the writer writes comes across differently than what the writer means. Not necessarily because of a poor choice of words but perhaps more due in part to the readers perceptions and their own experience.

In fact, I'd venture to say that 99.9% of the time, it's the readers perceptions that end up conveying the wrong the message or distorting the writer's words. And thus the writer's true intention is lost.

As a result, I must be mindful of what I write and how I present that written word. I must be mindful of it's tone and take into consideration the perception of others who have not had my particular experiences.

For a writer, this can be quite the challenging task.


About Annie S. Anderson

Hi, I'm Annie - coach + visionary + storyteller + founder of One Generation Peace Project. Mom of 4, living in the great Pacific Northwest near Seattle. I love books, music, reading, computers, writing, old VW's, cats, the ocean and coffee.
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