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Some differences between print & digital composing

There are some conventions in digital writing that are different than in writing for print:

  • We use serif fonts for body text — Georgia, say — and sans serif for subject headings
  • We don't indent the first sentence in new paragraphs
  • But we do provide white space between paragraphs
  • Lines of text contain 11-14 words for readability
  • We use blue and underlined links

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