Archive for January, 2012

Write with a knife for more powerful prose

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Finally happy with that document you’ve been working on all morning?

Great. Now go back and cut 20%.

That’s right. Shear it of a fifth before you press “send”. I guarantee the end result will be better than what you have now.

Not sure where to start? Here are some hints on what to discard. (more…)