Write Less, Say More: The Power of Brevity

Although this article aims at cover letters for resumes, all writers can read it with profit.

When it comes to great writing, less is more. But even if you’re familiar with the mantra to “omit needless words,” tightening your writing is harder than it looks….



Author: Bill

Birder, cat-lover, pilot, poet. Former lounge lizard, pauper, pagan, lifeguard, chauffeur,cop and martial artist, turned pacifist addiction writer. Tries to be a good husband, father and brother, and makes a decent friend. Likes to take pictures. Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

1 thought on “Write Less, Say More: The Power of Brevity”

  1. Write Less, Say More: The Power of Brevity … Jeeze Bill I read it, it only took him almost 800 words to make the point. I did however glean something from it all, but I did not understand the passive or active voice thing and some of that. In the end, I agree, less is often better.


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