Re: Writing clearly

Subject: Re: Writing clearly
From: Jay Maechtlen <techwriter -at- covad -dot- net>
To: Craig Haiss <craighaiss -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 23:29:02 -0700



Craig Haiss wrote:
> Focus on what you are writing as well as how to write it. A clearly written sentence will be misunderstood if the reader doesn't have the foundational knowledge to make sense of it.
>
> Also, try studying another language. English allows for some seriously convoluted sentence structures; focusing on another language might help you get in the habit of writing terse sentences, unlike this one.
>
> Craig Haiss
>
>
That's one of the things editors are for - deconvolution.
Or, at least, alerting us to excessive convolution.


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