Friday, November 27, 2015

NonLawyers Follow Plain English Principles

Mark Cooney has compared the tenets of legal plain English with the tenets observed by professionals in the literary field. They’re the same!

Plain language is just good writing. Period. That’s all it means. And it’s a writing

style that’s not only embraced but demanded (on pain of rejection) by literary

professionals outside the legal arena. In case you doubt this, let’s look at some submission

guidelines and advice from publishers and literary experts.

You can read more here.


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