h1

A good case for cutting dead words

May 24, 2010

An article on minimalist technical writing at Publishing Smarter (http://www.publishingsmarter.com/resources/books-and-articles/why-minimalism-matters) focuses on precise and concise writing.

Through some good examples of cutting dead and redundant words, the authors show how to prune documentation costs — especially when translating your documents into multiple languages — just by pruning your writing. The cost reductions they list near the end of the article make a compelling case for concise writing.

See also:

[Links last checked May 2010]

3 comments

  1. Excellent post. Thanks for the link. I bookmarked this one and sent it to my home account, too.


  2. […] A good case for cutting dead words […]



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: