Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Writing short and weaselling out weasel words

10 top writing tips from Without Bullshit.

Quite a general list but still well worthy of a perusal! (Peruse?)

Without Bullshit 10 top writing tips

Some good ones in here, including re-writing the passive voice. I'd also include getting rid of adverbs. 

Which top pieces of writing advice would you include? 
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3 comments:

  1. I love that he not only gives the advice but explains why. For my contrarian mind it makes it harder to argue for what I'm comfortable with. A very helpful post.

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  2. I love that he not only gives the advice but explains why. For my contrarian mind it makes it harder to argue for what I'm comfortable with. A very helpful post.

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  3. I'd go for Elmore Leonard's 10 rules for writing, which are summed up by what he considered the most important rule: If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.

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