• Writing Tips and Tricks

    Word cutting

    With limited spare time, it’s tough to get anyone to read anything. A big part of writing is cutting out words, so people only read what they need to. Make it a game to review every sentence and simplify. If you even cut out one word from every sentence, by the end of the page you’ll save a paragraph. Here’s how: Common phrases like ‘to be honest’, ‘very’ and ‘indeed’ can be deleted. Why? It doesn’t add any value to the sentence. If you write ‘to be honest’ it implies the rest of the communication may not be truthful. Furthermore, ‘very’ is a filler word. Instead of ‘very happy’, very…