Brief Encounters

March 28, 2014

Want to make your writing shorter? Revise more. At The New York Times, Danny Heitman discusses the art of brevity. “Like passengers in a lifeboat, all the words in a concise text must pull their own weight.” Pair with: Our own Edan Lepucki’s essay on the challenges and benefits of brevity.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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