Avoid fillers in your writing

Avoid fillers in your writing

The rule of thumb for determining the degree of readability of information is that it should be written at the level of a fifth-grader. Because of this, some authors generate text that is uninteresting and too formal. A balance of simple and complicated phrases should be used in every piece of writing that you want to read easily. Take note of how the author brings the text to life by using sentences of varying lengths and structures. Even sentence fragments may be included as long as they make sense within the context of the paragraph, they are included in.

Avoiding fillers

Another method that authors often use in order to increase their word count is the use of this one. Unnecessary commentary, such as "it's true," "needless to state," or "as we've previously remarked," is another example of bloated writing that slows down the flow of the information. These phrases may be found in phrases like "as we've previously mentioned." If there is no use in repeating something that has already been established, why are you doing so? Whether you find yourself tempted to use any of these terms or others like them, stop and ask yourself if they really contribute anything to the meaning of the statement. If the answer is no, then you should not include them.

Fight against the urge to use overused phrases and expressions in your writing. They constantly give off an impression of being inexperienced. This contains idiomatic expressions like "there's nothing worse than" and "rest assured." There's a little likelihood that anybody is genuinely losing sleep over whatever it is that you're writing about, so don't worry about it.

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