Helen Klein Ross presentation from SXSW 2011.
In this age of attention deficit and time deprivation, brevity is critical to successful communication. Rules of writing succinctly are essential learning for storytellers of all persuasions: advertisers, marketers, PR practitioners and fictionistas. Learn from Shorty award winning voice of @BettyDraper how to create memorable communication in abbreviated space. Glean expertise from masters of the short form, both commercial and literary—including Hemingway, who wrote a story in a mere six words: "For sale: baby shoes. Never worn."