Part of Effective communication to ‣.

This note concerns with how accurately the readers will perceive your ideas and arguments, but not with how well these ideas will take root in the minds of the readers. Thus, efficient writing practices occupy only the rational branch of the Means of persuasion.

Efficient writing practices

Write around a single thread.


Describe the objectives of your writing. Summarise your writing in the beginning as well as the end. State the questions you aim to answer in your writing.

Purify the structure of your writing.

Presentation is important: format your writing nicely. Highlight key sentences in your writing.

Use Two types of rhetorical proof.

Publish negative results and Write to pose questions.



For writing down engineering decisions, see ‣.

Mostly, Analytical reading and efficient writing rules are reciprocal: see Analytical reading.