The Word Leader Podcast

111. It’s Not Your Readers’ Job to Know Everything

February 19, 2021 Leandre Larouche
The Word Leader Podcast
111. It’s Not Your Readers’ Job to Know Everything
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The Word Leader Podcast
111. It’s Not Your Readers’ Job to Know Everything
Feb 19, 2021
Leandre Larouche

Some writers don’t know their topic well enough, and some writers know their topic too well. You want to avoid lacking depth and substance, but you also want to avoid assuming too much knowledge from your readers. It is your job, not theirs, to know everything about the topic and to be able to synthesize, analyze, and summarize information. You are the leaders, they are the followers. It is not your readers’ job to know everything; it is yours. Watch our free training on the 3-step Stoic writing method that can help you write your dream book in 16 weeks.



Show Notes

Some writers don’t know their topic well enough, and some writers know their topic too well. You want to avoid lacking depth and substance, but you also want to avoid assuming too much knowledge from your readers. It is your job, not theirs, to know everything about the topic and to be able to synthesize, analyze, and summarize information. You are the leaders, they are the followers. It is not your readers’ job to know everything; it is yours. Watch our free training on the 3-step Stoic writing method that can help you write your dream book in 16 weeks.