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  1. Oct 2020
    1. Step 4: Remove redundancyRe-read your article. Delete and re-order ideas as needed to remove unnecessary repetition.
    2. Repeat the (1) word removal and (2) rephrasing from scratch process for every paragraph. When you’re done, your article will be a third as long and less boring.
    3. Step 3: Rephrase paragraphs from scratchYour last step is to succinctly rephrase what remains. This means removing descriptions of things that aren't critical to your central point. Don't describe what doesn't need to be described.
    4. Step 2: Remove unnecessary words
    5. Step 1: Rewrite entire sectionsYou cut filler from your writing with a three-step process.For each section:Read all its paragraphs.Take an hour-long break.Rewrite the section from memory — focusing only on key points.