Associated Content Tip of the Day: 27 April 2007 Fluff & Other Useless Stuff


All writing is not the same.  Fiction is not technical writing.  Most of the articles that Associated Content pays for are close to what is considered technical writing.  You want to cut the fluff.  Don’t pad your writing with useless words and phrases.

It detracts from the impact you want your words to carry. Good writing conveys authority. The examples that follow are shear padding. They burden your reader with unnecessary words, waste their time, and leave them feeling unfulfilled. Give your articles power by avoiding these useless phrases>>  read the rest

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