The August 25, 2017 op-ed columnist, Bret Stephens, offered an article entitled, Tips for Aspiring Op-Ed Writers. There are 15 tips worth considering.
A few to pay attention to when writing:
- “every sentence has to count in grabbing the reader’s attention, starting with the first”
- “Authority matters.”
- “Avoid the passive voice.”
- “Keep your sentences short and your paragraphs tight.”
- “Kill the clichés.”