Write Here, Write Now 2: Cut out the Clutter

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In this module, we’ll work on three simple strategies that help the writer to produce succinct, streamlined documents at work.

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Participants will be encouraged to explore the extent to which time and effort van be saved though avoiding writing long-winded, verbose documents full of redundant, unnecessarily complex content.

What you will learn

Activities will focus on:

  • Controlling sentence length
  • Avoiding redundancy and repetition
  • Preferring low frequency, familiar vocabulary


Richard Charles, Business Writing Consultant

Richard works as a consultant with clients who require support, coaching and training in workplace communication and business writing. He assesses staff needs and develops interactive, target-focused courses for specific purposes. With 30 years' experience in Hong Kong and mainland China, Richard has worked with clients as diverse as Cathay Pacific, CLP, DLA Piper, Hong Kong Clearing & Exchanges, Hong Kong Land, IBM, Li & Fung, Marks & Spencer, Moody's, ICAC, The Peninsula Hotel, Standard Chartered Bank as well more recently with government departments including the Hong Kong Police, the Legislative Council, the Monetary Authority and the Treasury.

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Virtual session on Zoom


1 hour



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Cancellation or re-scheduling of the workshop for any reason, the registration fee, shall be non-refundable.

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