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What is Public Writing?

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Public writing is writing with a public purpose. Public writing translates scholarly research and complex ideas into succinct text. Public writing is typically focused on a particular audience and intended to inform or persuade.

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Use this guide to get started with public writing and to find resources related to public writing. This guide includes pages about:

  • Public Writing
  • Writing for the Web
  • Accessibility

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