RE: Writing clearly

Subject: RE: Writing clearly
From: "Richard L Hamilton" <dick -at- rlhamilton -dot- net>
To: "'Richard Mateosian'" <xrmxrm -at- gmail -dot- com>, "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2010 22:53:43 -0600


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Mateosian
> I'm putting together a list of tips for writing clearly (for example,
> ensure that your pronouns have unambiguous antecedents). Contributions
> are welcome.
Know what you want to say
Know why you want to say it
Know who you are saying it to

The rest is detail (important, but useless without the what, why, and
> I posted a similar request on the copyediting list. I suspect that
> this list will produce different suggestions. ...RM
I suspect you're right; if nothing else, you'll get all the detail you
can possibly use:).

Best Regards,
Richard Hamilton
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