Seth Godin writes.
If you don’t read him, then you should be.
He has written best sellers and he writes a daily blog. He is also an engaging speaker.
His blog post for today is titled ‘Ten Words Per Page‘.
He challenges us to highlight ten words out of a thousand we have written. If our readers only take in those words, which ones would they be?
Take those ten words and form all the others around them.
With each page you write, what’s the most important thing your reader needs to take away?
Which ten words define your main character at that moment in the story?
Which ten words tell your reader what they need to know in your description or narrative?
Maybe more fundamental – what’s your ten words?