The Word Leader Podcast

312. Can Any Type of Content Be Persuasive? (Persuasion Series - Part 3)

September 07, 2022 Leandre Larouche
The Word Leader Podcast
312. Can Any Type of Content Be Persuasive? (Persuasion Series - Part 3)
Show Notes

Can any type of content be persuasive? The short answer is "yes," but it depends on the writing goal. In Trivium Writing's Architecture of Writing methodology, there are 4 writing goals: description, narration, narration, and persuasion. These 4 goals contribute to content being persuasive, but in the end, for content to be persuasive, there must be an intention for the content to be persuasive. For example, a biology textbook isn't persuasive; but Darwin's On the Evolution of Species was very persuasive when it was published. 

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