Three-Part Series on Writing Clearly and Concisely: Part III — 6 Strategies for Pruning Needless Words

By David Chrisinger In my first post, we talked about paragraph coherence and the “old-to-new” sequence, and in my second post, we walked through the importance of maintaining a strong “sentence core.” In this last post, we’re moving from the sentence level to the individual word level. Specifically, I’m going to share with you six … Continue reading Three-Part Series on Writing Clearly and Concisely: Part III — 6 Strategies for Pruning Needless Words

The Value of Proactive Public Affairs Outreach

By Pamela Wilson We all know too well about having to respond to a media queries. They are sometimes curious, sometimes hostile, and sometimes require multiple levels approval. Then we manage impatient reporters who just want to give relevant information to their audiences. It’s the story of our professional lives. What’s done less often (partly … Continue reading The Value of Proactive Public Affairs Outreach

Three-Part Series on Writing Clearly and Concisely: Part II – A Shortcut to Clearer Sentences

By David Chrisinger In my last post, we talked about paragraph coherence and the “old-to-new” sequence. In this post, we’re moving from the paragraph level to the sentence level. Specifically, I’m going to share with you a shortcut for writing sentences your reader will be able to clearly picture, which will help make what you’re … Continue reading Three-Part Series on Writing Clearly and Concisely: Part II – A Shortcut to Clearer Sentences