Re: Writing clearly

Subject: Re: Writing clearly
From: Jay Maechtlen <techwriter -at- covad -dot- net>
To: Janet Swisher <jmswisher -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 23:14:50 -0700



Janet Swisher wrote:
> People who need tips on writing clearly also need help with figuring
> out which words are needless, so that advice is nearly useless.
>
Well - sometimes a reminder is valuable.
A well-placed hint in a receptive brain can go a long way.
> Read the text aloud, or better yet, have someone else read it aloud.
> If anything sounds awkward or causes the reader to stumble, simplify
> until it doesn't.

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References:
Writing clearly: From: Richard Mateosian
RE: Writing clearly: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: Writing clearly: From: Janet Swisher

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