The Best of the Best Writing Tips: # 1

Audacious Ink wants every one to be a more audacious writer. That’s a BHAG goal, so in the very least, AI would like for every one to be a better writer with a few tried and true tips from the Greats, like Mark Twain, William Faulkner and Eudora Welty, among others. With that, Writing Tip #1:

Write tight and eliminate unnecessary words. The previous sentence could have been even stronger had I just written, “Write tight,” but I have a hard time with writing tip #1, so I had to add that last part. Writer, heal thyself.

Think about your readers. Avoid content that is dull and isn’t useful . Or take this audacious tip from Mark Twain:

Substitute “damn” every time you’re inclined to write “very;” your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.

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