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Abbreviations are OK. IF they help you be clear.

You’ll gain useful insights about your readers by asking them questions, and listening to them.

When you read your own writing aloud you’ll hear things you overlook otherwise.

The adage "it's not what you said, but how you said it" is profoundly true, especially around the office

Spelling and grammar are important. But the key to clear writing is to focus on using words with intention.

Crusty old teachers once told their students never to end a sentence with a preposition. But that so-called rule was …

More than 2,000 Washington state employees have attended training to help them write in clear, everyday language. And they’re seeing …