Sunday, March 01, 2015

“Draft” from The New York Times, Part 4: On Jargon

Does quality writing mean sending the average reader to the dictionary just to capture your ideas? David Tuller thinks not in "The Jargon Trap," part of The New York Times series on writing, Draft.

Tuller's time-tested tips for avoiding this trap include avoid footnotes, drop acronyms, and start with the most important point.