An Easy Editing Practice to Make Your Writing More Clear

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The goal of nonfiction writing is clarity.

You have an idea in your head. You want to tell us about it. If you were doing so in person, our blank stares and puzzled eyebrows could let you know when you’re confusing us. No such luxury exists in writing.

A reader will not muddle through unclear work. They won’t ask “what do you mean by this?” They will simply stop reading. And that’s a shame because it’s likely that what you have to say is worth saying…

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