Using Anecdotes To Flavor Your Articles

An anecdote is a little story that writers use to enrich their articles. Anecdotes flavor articles by adding a human quality to them, by giving inside information about small things that actually happened to people, and often by giving insights into human frailties, characteristics, and qualities that could not be shown as vividly any other way. Almost everyone is familiar with the anecdote–Reader’s Digest publishes dozens of short, humorous ones each month. Within an article, an anecdote doesn’t have to … Learn More →