Concise writing is more difficult than the verbose. Here are 11 ways you can tighten your own writing.
The Associated Press is changing the way state names are used, effective May 1. No more abbreviating state names in stories.
The best way to improve your writing is to write. You can’t edit nothing.
The Associated Press added “selfie” to the stylebook. The addition accompanied another change I’m not sure I can make.
You must learn to accept criticism of your writing because there’s no such thing as perfect writing. There’s only writing that was better than what you wrote last time.
Garr Reynolds, author of Presentation Zen, addresses simplicity in this quotable.
Editing your own writing is difficult. Applying these 11 tips will help you have cleaner copy.