Vince Best Writing Tips
One of my writing gurus is Professor John Cochrane at The University of Chicago (also a Hoover Institution Senior Fellow). His "Writing Tips for Ph.D. Students" contains good advice for any writer. Here are some highlights from his article:
- Use simple short words not big fancy words. “Use” not “utilize.” “Several” not “diverse”.
- Keep down the number of clauses in your sentences, and the number of things kept hanging.
- Every sentence should have a subject, verb and object. No sentences like “No sentences like this.”
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