Writing tips for non-writers

Author John Scalzi at Whatever offers some excellent “Writing Tips for Non-Writers Who Don’t Want to Work at Writing”–which also happen to be pretty good writing tips for pro writers, too.

In particular, Scalzi’s tip about making sentences shorter struck home; just like Scalzi confesses to, I often use semi-colons to create long sentences that could easily be cut into two or more shorter sentences.

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