Writing for the Digital Age

We live in an age of 140 characters or less. Clear and concise communication is essential, because we live in a information saturated world. Attention spans are short. Reading more words than necessary can become an information sleuth’s worst burden. Here’s a list of words to help writers communicate their message more succinctly. The top words that most writers can usually cut out or substitute include; that, went, honestly, absolutely, very, really, amazing, always, never, literally, just, maybe, stuff, things and irregardless to name a few.

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