Top 5 writing and editing stories of the year

Articles about needless adjectives, cutting your prose in half, and words to express approval topped our list of popular stories.

Top writing and editing stories of 2019

Guidance from the revered tandem of Strunk and White was the No. 1 writing and editing story of 2019. As in previous years, trimming text was the prevalent theme, including chopping superfluous lead-in phrases and excising needless adjectives.

We hope these articles helped improve your writing in 2019 and into the upcoming year. Here they are again, in case you missed them the first time around.

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