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Plain Language 3.0
Deep dives for plain language professionals
1. Readability in the 21st Century
Learn about new developments in assessing the readability of written material.
Learn to use the guidelines for creating easy-to-read materials for the public. These guidelines are evidence-based and drawn from the neurosciences.
3. Audience Awareness
There is no "general public" but there are adequate demographics and statistics to tell use how to reach the largest number of readers.
4. Cognitive load vs fluency
5. Tools from related fields of practice
converging communication techniques
6. Style, Voice, Register
These are the subtleties that set you apart as a good writer.
7. Empathy Skills for Writers and Editors
8. Plain Style and Punctuation
Adopt the most modern practices in style, grammar, and punctuation.
Create your custom Plain Language Style Guide