Surbiton High School

Writing – How to do it Better

The title is a bit of a misnomer – as though one size fits all. The reality, to misquote Tolstoy, is that while every good writer has much in common, the rest of us will have a particular array of peculiar habits hindering us from reaching our potential. Age variants are just one way of regarding poor writing practice. The year seven pupil whose penchant for sketching a little heart/bubble/snowflake atop every single hand-written ‘i’ and three exclamation marks at the end of each sentence has, blissfully grown out of it by the time she’s in year 13. By then, …read more