Nice pick Barbara…You know that Lance’s style of writing is similar to yours? You and he write with precise brevity.
According to www.merriam-webster.com, the definition for brevity is:
: shortness of duration; especially : shortness or conciseness of expression
I normally write short posts and quickly get to the point.
Although I may start with three times as many words, before I publish a post, I reread it many times, pick it apart, and ask myself, “What does THAT have to do with the message of this post?”
If the answer is “nothing”, I cut it out.
This often works to my advantage. What I cut out becomes the “makings’ for a future post.
How I write won’t work for everyone. Some posts deserve to be lengthy. It’s often the only way the entire message can be conveyed.
What process do you follow when you write?
Do you just write and hit “publish”?
Or do you carefully analyze each and every word?
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