All good writing is rewritten

Highlight — Among Sandeep Krishnamurthy‘s list of top writing mistakes made by his students:

4. Not rewriting a report. All good writing is rewritten.

This statement is very high in my list of the most relevant things I’ve read from people who teach in business schools; Typically, the latter have an “it’s good enough” approach to report writing — which is everything but satisfactory.

Comments on All good writing is rewritten

  1. And what Montaigne writes is insightful much about all the time — like Pascal.

    But I do not recall the two are 21st century U.S. business schools teachers — who typically teach things that are everything but insightful.