When writing, do you have to work hard in order to connect two ideas? Do you sometimes struggle to understand why a review might point out a lack of flow or a number of disjointed sentences?
The problem that most writers encounter is not word-to-word flow, but idea-to-idea flow. When writing, each sentence should anticipate the next, and each paragraph should logically follow the others. Organization is the river that supports both your great idea and your reader, bringing them together with smooth precision.
You should always be thinking about the next bend in the river, and the river should be smooth—no waterfalls or rapids for your readers to navigate. Some common mistakes that affect the flow of the river include the following: [Read more…]