LawProse Lesson #379: Seven Questions to Ask When Revising

LawProse Lesson #379: Seven Questions to Ask When Revising

  1. Have you been utterly truthful?
  2. Have you said all you need to say?
  3. Have you been appropriately diplomatic and fair?
  4. In your opener, have you made your points quickly and clearly?
  5. Have you avoided a slow wind-up that unnecessarily postpones the message?
  6. In the middle, have you proved your points with specifics?
  7. Is the closer fresh-sounding but consistent with what precedes it?

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