WRITING TIPS: Cut to the Chase

file0001884755749WRITING TIPS: Cut to the Chase

Just as elegance in fashion, industrial design or even motorcars is best achieved using the tempered hand of restraint – a ‘less is more’ approach you could say – so should your writing style exhibit a certain directness and lack of baroque embellishments. Unless of course you are the second William Faulkner!
What do you think has the most impact out of the following?
“I arrived and looked around a fair bit and then decided to have a few battles, which I won.”
OR
“I came, I saw, I conquered.”
This is just an example of how a restrained writing hand can produce powerful speech.

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