Hedging, superlatives, analogies, metadiscourse, nominalization…

Over the course of my time as a writer, I have received instruction from teachers, editors, experts, and friends about some bad habits I should avoid in my writing. I’ve listed them below for your benefit.


Avoiding the following bad habits doesn’t make a bad writer a good writer.


Break the cycle of learning and forgetting

Have you ever felt like your life is a continuous cycle of learning and forgetting?

In college, we joke about how we quickly forget our professor’s lectures after taking their final exam.

In professional life, we consume articles, reports, webinars, and pay tons of money to attend seminars, then can…

Jack Vawdrey

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