Great writers make it look easy. They write to articulate ideas, conjure up images and make connections. They engage and inspire the reader or listener.
On the other hand, poor writers can make the simplest principle opaque and make reading or listening a chore.
Most regular writers – whether creative, technical, commercial or personal – will tell you their job is more craft than art. More perspiration than inspiration. They know the rules of writing and when to break them.
s a simple infographic from GrammarCheck for people who write in English. It’s a useful reminder about commonly used words and phrases that make your writing weaker, and what you can do instead: