The idea of a mass audience
was an invention of
the Industrial Revolution
David Croneneberg, b1943
2. Determine your audience and/or readership
Stages of writing assignments
Use this process to develop your audience and readership:
Define your target audience, and how you will address them
Some ways of thinking of audience
- You are selling a product:
what style of writing will appeal to them?
- You are explaining a sport:
how would your vocabulary change if your audience were children?
visitors from another country? your parents?
- Are you documenting an event:
how would you detail the facts of a crime you witnessed?
Seven stages of writing assignments: