Some days you flex your writing muscles. Other days, red pen in hand, you’re trimming and toning flabby writing.
That entails reviewing a document for typos, jargon, wayward punctuation, grammatical errors, passive voice and other flaws and encumbrances that stop readers in their tracks.
To trim and tone flabby writing, try these seven tips:
1. Reduce wordiness.
2. Trade long, multisyllable words for short ones.