Rule V: Focus on Composition
Focusing in composition will help convey a complex message in a way that is easily understandable. It will provide context and allow readers to skim content quickly.
By following these rules, your writing will be informative and direct.
Principle 1 Rules: a) Use correct grammar punctuation & spelling b) Follow conventional rules
Principle 2 Language: a) Use clear, concise and precise language b) Utilize ethical and inoffensive language
Principle 3 Substance: a) Focus writing on the subject matter b) Align writing with the deliverable objective
Principle 4 Structure: a) Group thoughts into clusters b) Sequence thoughts logically
Principle 5 Leveling & Labeling: a) Distill your message into varying levels of details b) Using headings to label content
Principle 6 Voice & Tone: a) Use active voice vs. passive voice b) Express ideas in positive terms
Focusing on composition will help you tell a compelling story. That is key to getting your message heard.