“The less you write, the more
Patterns of wordiness
Which are the synonyms?
Filler adjectives and adverbs
Which one preposition replaces each of these phrases?
Use one word to replace many
Writing Exercise (Answers)
Too much detail
Stating the obvious
Rewrite unnecessary prepositional phrases
Too many prepositional phrases
Which are the prepositional phrases?
Rewrite prepositional phrases
Typical nominalizations used in prepositional phrases
Four nominalization patterns
Which are the nominalizations?
Checklist: Patterns of wordiness
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