Curing the Curse of Knowledge
Co-written with Matthew Jordan; cross-posted from Curing the Curse. Published 2020-08-01.
Even the most brilliant people struggle to write clearly. The reason is the Curse of Knowledge: once you know something, it’s hard to imagine what it would be like not to know it. Curing the Curse of Knowledge is a series of lessons that will help you better anticipate your readers’ states of mind.