Check your sentences

Text - David Loudon

If you focus on writing shorter sentences – of about 15 – 20 words, you’ll make it easier for your reader to understand. And you’ll make it easier for yourself, too. You’ll probably make fewer mistakes! 😉

In his book “Several short sentences about writing“, Verlyn Kllinkenborn writes that short sentences are not childish. And that you can say “smart, interesting, complicated things using short sentences”.

Why not practise removing every unnecessary word when you write your next emails? I’m sure your reader will thank you.

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Written by Christine Burgmer

26. August 2014