“Writing with simplicity requires courage, for there is danger that one will be overlooked, dismissed as simpleminded by those with a tenacious belief that impassable prose is a hallmark of intelligence.”
–from THE CONSOLATIONS OF PHILOSOPHY BY Alain de Botton
It’s not the act of writing I enjoy. Rather, it’s the end result—a well-crafted message. To achieve that, I bring to each project a natural curiosity and a simple, straightforward writing style.
That combination, along with attention to detail, has guided my work as a weekly newspaper columnist; engineering documentation coordinator; magazine feature story writer; newsletter designer and editor; web and trade journal writer; guest commentator; writing tutor; business letter professional; blogger; and much more.
I do not claim to be a superior writer nor do I aspire to be a writer only. My writing is good and it brings results. Period.
Here’s a wonderful article from WordTree on clear communication:
The Simplicity Ilusion