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Prioritize clarity

We all like to talk smart. However, when expressing your ideas, the most important is that you make sure they reach the other person.

For that to happen, it is safer to use smaller words and less complicated phrases.

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MORE IDEAS FROM Simple tips that can make you a much better writer

If you want to make sure that your message will be successfully received and understood, you must first know and understand your audience.

Being familiar with your audience’s preferences will lead to advantages on both sides.

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When transmitting your information, try doing this by presenting the fact as elements of a story rather than simple statistics.

Research has shown that individuals tend to remember more easily speeches than figures.

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Choose your topic wisely

Whenever writing on a given or chosen topic, make sure that you have chosen a subject people will actually feel like reading.

Do not just start telling the story of your life, but rather present facts or ideas that could appeal to anybody.

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Next time you write an article bear in mind that you must be as accurate as possible. Therefore, choose words that can be understood by everybody at anytime, in the same way.

And do not forget: people cannot know what you know, so why taking the risk of not being clear enough?

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Readers understand and remember material far better when it is expressed in concrete language that allows them to form visual images. So trying to make the reader “see” is a good goal and being concrete has huge effects.

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Getting into the mindset
  1. Become a beginner: There will be an adjustment period, and that’s good!
  2. Respect flash fiction as its own form
  3. Just because it’s short doesn’t mean it’s flash fiction
  4. Don’t try to butcher a longer piece and pass it off as flash fiction
  5. The word limit matters

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Stephen king

“ If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write.”

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