Follow These Ten Tips for Clear Informational Writing (via Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog)

I found some excellent writing tips on Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog. If you need to write for work, whether it be memos or detailed reports, I recommend following this advice!

1) Identify your reader and write as if you were talking to that reader. 2) Be sure to use correct and common words to get your message across. Intellectual words often confuse, rather than impress people. 3) Don’t make ambiguous statements. They will raise more questions than answers. 4) Never use the word “etc.” You will force the reader to guess what you mean. 5) Strive to write short, simple sentences. 6) Write in the active voice, not the pa … Read More

via Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog

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