Making your writing complete


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Making your writing complete

- Complete. Self-explanatory, right? Understanding what it means is simple, but making certain that your communications are complete isn't as simplistic. Once I received a letter asking me to speak at a conference. It told me where the conference would be, how many attendees were expected, what my topic would be, what the room provided, what my stipend would be, and by when the committee needed my answer. Did you notice that the date of the conference was missing? That was a vital piece of information.

Why are messages sent with incomplete information? One reason is that we forget that the reader doesn't know all the information we do. You know what you know and may not consider that the reader doesn't necessarily know the same information. Think about this example. You send this e-mail to your fellow meeting attendees. "Just a reminder that our monthly meeting Friday "will begin promptly at ten. "Be sure to bring your latest sales figures "and come prepared to discuss the three p...

Making your writing complete
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