Lean Writing: How to Cut the Bloat

Lean Writing: How to Cut the Bloat

Editing to remove bloat makes your writing leaner. Bloat occurs when one word makes another unnecessary. Adjectives can create bloat. I covered them in this post. This post presents tips on unnecessary pairings of words, which weaken your writing. Create lean writing...
The Importance of Concise Writing

The Importance of Concise Writing

Talk about concise writing – it does not get any briefer. Today I saw an ad that popped up to the right of a YouTube video I was watching. It caught my eye because it was so concise. It read: New Need Now And the name of the product. In the world of writing,...
What Type of Editor Do You Need?

What Type of Editor Do You Need?

Some writers, those who have just begun the process, know that they need editors. They may be unsure of the type of editor they need. Others, who have a little more experience, may question that need. “I know how to spell and punctuate,” they say. “I have good grammar...