Home TIPS Articles Tips White Space Gets Your Message Noticed
White Space Gets Your Message Noticed

When you write letters or memos, have plenty of white space. The reader focuses on small chunks of material and feels that the copy is manageable. To create white space, write short paragraphs (5-12 lines), use lists instead of paragraphs when appropriate, and insert subheads to break up topics.

 

Publication and Reprint Information

Unless otherwise attributed, all material is written and edited by Susan B. Kline. Copyright © Susan B. Kline 2011. All Rights Reserved. I invite you to reprint material from this website for educational purposes, provided this copyright notice ("Written and edited by Susan B. Kline, © Susan B. Kline [year]. All Rights Reserved.") and a link to sbkline.com is included in the credits.

 

Grammar Hotline

No more need to wonder about that grammar question!
Contact Sue Kline