Cut the Intro

Robin Rendle

Here’s one way to improve the thing you’re riting: cut the intro. […] Get to the good stuff right away and if you feel the need to pad your writing out with fluff then, well, don’t! A big word count doesn’t make things more profound or academic or smart. In fact, most of the time, more words means we didn’t think about something enough. We didn’t cull, cut, and trim.

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