Make layout your secret weapon Consider non-text elements, such as page layout, legibility, highlighting and graphics. Instead of trying to spot weak wordsfocus on meaningful words first. Revising Prose, 3rd ed.
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Good writers naturally vary the length and rhythm of their sentences—longer sentences balanced with shorter ones—but they keep their average sentence length well below 20 words. How to do it First, confirm your reader and purpose Before you do anything else, you need to confirm two things: who your reader is, and the purpose of your document in other words, what you hope your document will achieve.
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