March 4, 2013 by Jackie Hoermann-Elliott
How often have you stopped and read a part of your writing out loud?
Some do this, some don’t. For those that do, you might be on to something. There’s theory supporting the ideas that reading writing out loud helps us synthesize it better, strengthens the quality of our voice, and helps you “hear” errors or bumpy places that might require more revision.
So as you peer conference today, consider reading those sticky, confusing sections out loud. And if you want to learn more, check out this short preview of Jason Palmeri’s book, Remixing Composition.