Yesterday Sarah gave us a really useful acronym – write – to improve the process of our writing. Today, in our last discussion, I asked her to drill down some more on how to write clearly and what to write.
“Drafting a document in plain English takes a lot of skill. Communicating your points clearly so that the reader can accurately interpret your meaning is the most important task in writing. [Your] job is to communicate precise ideas, not produce a work of literature.”
Plain English Campaign
Your aim is writing which is:
accurate, brief and clear
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