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Editing Suggestions for Clear, Concise Writing

A website called “Writetothepoint.com” gives advice geared toward lawyers, on how to make your writing more clear and concise. At the site, you can sign up to receive their weekly newsletter and tips on concise writing. You can also browse their archives of weekly tips, which includes topics like “The #1 Sign of Verbiage,” “Three Words Many Lawyers Misuse,” “6 Sentence Openings that Aggravate Judges,” and “The Best Way to Open a Client Letter.”

The website is run by the company that created the software “WordRake,” law firm software that reviews documents in Microsoft Word and makes suggestions of redundant and verbose language that could be omitted. The writer can choose to accept or reject the suggested changes. The site offers a free trial of the product, which appears to be worth checking out.

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