January 19 2010

Strunk and White on the Web

by Barbie in Writing

Strunk and White’s The Elements of Style, long regarded as the source on clear and concise writing, is now accessible with the click of a mouse. Check out The Elements of Style Online for a nice compilation of writing tips. In particular, we like the section on commonly misused words and expressions. It’s likely you’ll find some words on that list that you use from time to time. Bookmark this page, and refer to it often, and you’ll find yourself writing more concisely in no time.

The Elements of Style is an easy read that reinforces many excellent writing tips. If you’re a writer—whether it’s for school or your job—consider picking up a copy and reading it every now and then to strengthen your writing skills. Or, check out the online version for some instant writing tips.