People are writing more than ever. Email, texts, tweets...
And yet, all this writing does not necessarily mean writing skills are improving with each passing day. This is a paradox, because people with facile writing skills have an advantage in business − and on the Web.
So it makes sense to study and practice writing. The other day I discovered a book that will strengthen your writing muscles.
Here's one of his tips you can practice: Take advantage of short-word economy.
"When short words are used in short sentences, the effect is like a power loaded spring... How about this for economy: To be or not to be..."