Writing & Editing 5 writing tips to help readers hoist aboard your meaning Little things mean a lot. They include bulleted and numbered lists, subheads and a few other simple devices that keep your text fluid and your message clear. By Barbara McNicholJune 19, 2018 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content Whether it’s in an email, a report or a book chapter, do you sometimes struggle to make your writing easier to follow?What are the ways to create a smooth flow that guides your readers? To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.