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business writing laptop

How will we know it's good?

Let's see if we can agree on a few tests of effective writing. Here are mine.

It's a common objection.

'This modern style of writing is all very well, but...
I work in enforcement/my stuff might go to court/I want to show I'm being professional.'

Time for some plain English. I'm going to be less diplomatic than I would be in a workshop.