Writing Practice : 11 essential heuristics to power up your writing.

Damien Walter, Writer for The Guardian, BBC, Wired.

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4 Lessons (51m)
    • 1. Writing Practice - Introduction

      12:38
    • 2. Omit Needless Words 1 of 3

      4:56
    • 3. Omit Needless Words 2 of 3

      18:07
    • 4. Omit Needless Words 3 of 3

      14:54

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Writing Practice : 11 essential heuristics to power-up your writing.

PRACTICE ONE : Omit Needless Words.


It’s the most basic rule of thumb for the writer; only put a word on the page if it needs to be there. As a well designed machine has no needless parts, well designed writing omits needless words.

Make sure you have watched the talk on Omit Needless Words before proceeding.

Follow the link below for the full practice exercise :

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yTYP_dtAX3EMMuZh3jB0kVJS-21uFG6XCIBnYKNTMvc/edit?usp=sharing

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