Writing & Editing Top 5 writing and editing stories of the year From editing tips and filler phrases to ditch, here are the most-popular stories on Ragan.com. By Ragan StaffDec. 24, 2018 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content Writing and editing stories were once again tops in terms of popularity among our readers. Words to cut seemed to be the theme: filler words, nefarious words and other phrases that should be eliminated. 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.