brainOliver Burkeman, psychology writer in the Guardian magazine, ran a trailer for a new book ‘The Sense Of Style’ by psych Prof Steven Pinker, to be published later this year.

It’s about writing being ‘cognitively unnatural’ as you can’t react to your readers’ responses – though digital platforms like Wattpad can help with that…

‘When you write, you should pretend that you, the writer, see something in the world that’s interesting, and that you’re directing the attention of your reader to that thing’, Burkeman quotes Pinker as saying.

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