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Entries in readability (2)

Tuesday
Apr122011

Brevity definitely IS the soul of wit

This afternoon I found myself in an emotionally challenging superfluous text situation. In other words, I became somewhat “wound up” by having to waste my time reading a long-winded sentence that was clearly designed to demonstrate the erudition of the writer rather than facilitate the understanding of the reader.

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Tuesday
Dec212010

10 attributes of professional writers -- #4: Make it readable

"This is on the level of an 11 year old." That was the verdict of an article I'd written as part of a writing course I'd been invited to attend by a magazine I was writing for at the time.

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