The Two Minutes It Takes To Read This Will Improve Your Writing Forever


Delete the word “that.”

At least 90% of the times you use the word “that” can be removed from your writing and it will instantly make your sentence stronger.

Delete the words “I think.”

It adds nothing. Remove it to strengthen your point.

Avoid words that end in “-ing.”

In most cases, the “-ing” softens your word and adds no value. Your writing will read better if you avoid it.

Short sentences. Short paragraphs.

Most sentences can be cut in half. Don’t be afraid to have a two or three word sentence.

Shrink your opening sentence.

Make it compelling, but keep it short and conversational.

Want more tips?

Check out these eight ways to develop your unique writing voice.

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