Jordan Peterson's Rules of Thumb for Writing - Deepstash

Jordan Peterson's Rules of Thumb for Writing

  • Your first draft should be 25% longer than your final draft.  This will give you material to throw away during the editing process. 
  • Each paragraph in your final draft should be about 10 sentences or 100 words long.  If your paragraph is much shorter than this, that is a sign that your idea isn't substantial enough.  If your paragraph is much longer, it's a sign you have multiple ideas going and need to split them into separate paragraphs.

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