Resources on clear writing

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Resources on clear writing

Cut it out Get more tips and tools for making every piece you write easier to read and understand. Image by Beatriz Pérez Moya

Cut Through the Clutter workshop

Bring Ann in to train your whole team. You’ll master a seven-step system for making your copy clearer and tighter. “The most concise, outstanding ‘short course’ on cleaning up copy.” — Kevin Trenga, manager, marketing communications, The Raymond Corporation.

Cut Through the Clutter manual and cheat sheet

Get your member discount on Ann’s 79-page manual for making everything you write easier to read and understand. Find out why one communicator says: “(Cut Through the Clutter) was a breakthrough for me.”

On Writing Well

William Zinsser’s classic guide to writing nonfiction includes a great example of the final round of clutter cutting.

WordDog Plain English Editor

This program sniffs out clichés, redundancies and unnecessary words.

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