52 Tips for Better Writing

There is only one way to write well, remember. Failing that, try some of these helpful suggestions:

  • Don’t be redundant; don’t use more words than necessary; it’s highly superfluous.
  • It behooves you to avoid archaic expressions.
  • Avoid archaeic spellings too.
  • Understatement is always best.
  • Exaggeration is a billion times worse than understatement.
  • One-word sentences? Eliminate. Always!
  • Analogies in writing are like feathers on a snake.
  • The passive voice should not be used.
  • Don’t be redundant.
  • Use the apostrophe in it’s proper place and omit it when its not needed.
  • Don’t never use no double negatives.
  • Poofread carefully to see if you any words out.
  • Hopefully, you will use words correctly, irregardless of how others use them.
  • Eschew obfuscation.
  • No sentence fragments.

 
 
 

One Response to “52 Tips for Better Writing”

  1. Patricia
    26. December 2006 at 11:32

    LOL!!! :D