In Parts I & II, we discussed everything from watching those pesky “ing” constructions to taming modifiers. Never fear, I’ve a few more ways to write tighter sentences.
Writing Tip for Today: Here are three more easy ways to tighten your sentences and make them more readable:
AVOID FORMAL WORDS
When I edit, I often come across sentences which start out well enough, but then stray off into a much different and formal tone. The story is following our main character, and we’re squarely within her point of view.
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