David Bouchier: “The Word Diet - Avoiding Verbosity”

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 - 3:13pm
In this Writing University podcast, David Bouchier addresses the struggle of a word-loving writer to be concise. Bouchier discourages "flabby writing" and suggests instead going on a "word diet" to avoid verbosity. Bouchier also advocates a habit of "writing long and cutting ferociously" and editing from the perspective of a potential reader.