5. Write Simply and Clearly

In this chapter, you learn how to

Attract readers the same way magazines, newspapers, and advertisers do

Package information in memorable, easy-to-read chunks

Write in a way that everyone will understand

Use stories, specific examples, and concrete language

Check your writing one last time to make sure it’s good to go

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