Who Is Your Audience?
|Does the assignment give hints concerning the reader?
Is it a business letter?
Is it a literature review?
A personal opinion?
|Is it easy to identify the reader?
|Who will read your writing?
|Is there more than one reader?
|Is it possible more than two readers would be interested in reading your writing?
|Why does the reader want to read your writing?
|Why would someone choose to read your writing? Are you creating an argument, for example?
|What does the writer want the reader to know about them?
|What do you tell the reader about yourself in your writing? Do you want the reader to know this about you?
|If you were the reader of your writing, what would you think?
|Do you think your writing is clear? Concise? Effective? What can you do to make it better?