Plain
writing
for
professionals
in 8 slides only…
Why do you write?
To inform
To instruct
To educate
Why do adults read?
To learn
To do
To locate data
P.S. Some adults read for pleasure. But
unless you are writing novels...
What are adults
expecting
when they
read what you
have written?
I want to
learn… I want to do
something…
Please do
not waste
my time…
From your reader’s point of view…
• read
• understand,
and
• act on written
information.
plain language
allows them to
Press “escape” if you think your
writing does NOT give readers
what they expect…
Or let me help you plan a better escape route. I
offer these professional services to professionals
like you throughout No...
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  • Plain writing for professionals

    1. 1. Plain writing for professionals in 8 slides only…
    2. 2. Why do you write? To inform To instruct To educate
    3. 3. Why do adults read? To learn To do To locate data P.S. Some adults read for pleasure. But unless you are writing novels, I do not believe you are writing to meet that need.
    4. 4. What are adults expecting when they read what you have written?
    5. 5. I want to learn… I want to do something… Please do not waste my time…
    6. 6. From your reader’s point of view… • read • understand, and • act on written information. plain language allows them to
    7. 7. Press “escape” if you think your writing does NOT give readers what they expect…
    8. 8. Or let me help you plan a better escape route. I offer these professional services to professionals like you throughout North America:  writing  editing, and  training to help you communicate using plain language Visit my website www.debrahuron.co

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