Addressing the Reader: You, Us, One?

red pencil with words Dear reader,

Do you write to influence opinions or behavior? If so, you might bring the reader into the conversation.

How do you address the reader? Do you:

  • Use the pronoun you (as I did leading into this point)
  • Aim for quaint or charming with dear reader?

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Anne Janzer

Anne Janzer

Author, Writing Coach, Unapologetic Nonfiction Geek. Writing about Writing Itself (very meta). AnneJanzer.com