Writing in plain English (Part 4 of 4)

 

Yesterday Sarah gave us a really useful acronym – write – to improve the process of our writing. Today, in our last discussion, I asked her to drill down some more on how to write clearly and what to write.

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“Drafting a document in plain English takes a lot of skill. Communicating your points clearly so that the reader can accurately interpret your meaning is the most important task in writing. [Your] job is to communicate precise ideas, not produce a work of literature.”

Plain English Campaign

Your aim is writing which is:

accurate, brief and clear

Sarah Fox - be accurate brief and clear

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If you have enjoyed this series of articles, come along to one of Sarah’s training lunches, either 22/03/16 in Manchester or  in Birmingham 14/06. Learn more here.

 

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One Response to Writing in plain English (Part 4 of 4)

  1. Tickets for the Birmingham event on 14th June 2016 are available here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/avoid-lethal-writing-tickets-23987926534

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