Some useful advice from British local government (website here)! And local government does not have the monopoly on writing sentences that are too wordy, alas. Here’s what they say:
“The biggest problem with local government writing is the length of our sentences. Shorter sentences are easier to understand and more direct. If sentences are too long there’s a danger of losing the intended meaning – and losing your audience.
This page offers advice on writing shorter sentences and editing long ones. It looks at:
It ends with: