Three Fast and Easy Ways to Edit Your E-mails
- By Natalie Canavor, Claire Meirowitz
- Published Feb 15, 2010 by FT Press. Part of the FT Press Delivers Elements series.
- Copyright 2010
- Dimensions: 5-3/8 X 8-1/4
- Pages: 9
- Edition: 1st
- eBook (Watermarked)
- ISBN-10: 0-13-706501-9
- ISBN-13: 978-0-13-706501-1
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This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About the New Rules of Business Writing (ISBN: 9780137153152) by Natalie Canavor and Claire Meirowitz. Available in print and digital formats.
Simple, quick, foolproof ways to supercharge every email you write--and all your other business writing, too!
“Kill the passive and commit to action”: You’ve probably heard this before, and it’s true. Cut inactive verbs and you’ll liven up your writing enormously. What’s inactive? It’s easiest to show you: “The road was crossed by the chicken.” Think no one would say this? Here are everyday examples of business language that contain the same weakness....
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