THE TOP TENS- Ten words to cut from your writing
Published Friday, Apr. 11 2014, 5:00 AM EDT
Last updated Wednesday, Apr. 30 2014, 11:06 AM EDT
As Mark Twain famously wrote, “I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.” His point? Strong writing is lean writing.
When you want to make your writing more powerful, cut out words you don’t need – such as the 10 included in this post:
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