How to Eliminate Wordiness: 7 Fiendish Tips for Clear, Succinct Writing

Writing clearly and succinctly is important for communicating effectively to your intended audience, and to do this, economy of expression is key. Writers tend to worry, however, that cutting words from their manuscript will result in boring text devoid of voice. So how do you reduce wordiness in your scholarly writing without removing your personality? Here are 7 fiendish (and simple) tips for eliminating wordiness, resulting in clear, succinct writing.