In chapter 6 you learned how to make your writing readable by using the language of getting things done. This means using simple words, short sentences, concrete words, and active voice.
You also learned to eliminate business speak and use jargon wisely. This writing style meets the needs of the reader. Writers, however, might feel challenged to let go of their more formal, pseudo-scientific, academically-bent, preponderous language, and their propensity for obscuration of a simple thought. (Sorry, couldn’t help myself!)
Revising Your Writing Samples
Now it’s time to review and revise each of your writing samples.
Write for the reader. Business speak just gets in the way of getting things done. Check your draft:
Remember to use all the other skills you’ve learned so far, and use the appropriate writing model.