Minimalist Principles Articles

Principle Six: Organize Information Logically

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This article is part of a series of articles entitled 10 Minimalist Principles for Good Technical Writing. Broadly speaking, minimalism is any style or technique that is characterized by an extreme reduction to necessities and radical simplification. A minimalist is a person who strives to restrict the means and ends required to achieve a goal […]

Principle Five: Negate with Purpose

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This article is part of a series of articles entitled 10 Minimalist Principles for Good Technical Writing. Broadly speaking, minimalism is any style or technique that is characterized by an extreme reduction to necessities and radical simplification. A minimalist is a person who strives to restrict the means and ends required to achieve a goal […]

Principle Four: Choose Verbs with Care

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This article is part of a series of articles entitled 10 Minimalist Principles for Good Technical Writing. Broadly speaking, minimalism is any style or technique that is characterized by an extreme reduction to necessities and radical simplification. A minimalist is a person who strives to restrict the means and ends required to achieve a goal […]

Principle Three: Use Active Voice

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This article is part of a series of articles entitled 10 Minimalist Principles for Good Technical Writing. Broadly speaking, minimalism is any style or technique that is characterized by an extreme reduction to necessities and radical simplification. A minimalist is a person who strives to restrict the means and ends required to achieve a goal […]

Principle Two: Use Parallelism

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This article is part of a series of articles entitled 10 Minimalist Principles for Good Technical Writing. Broadly speaking, minimalism is any style or technique that is characterized by an extreme reduction to necessities and radical simplification. A minimalist is a person who strives to restrict the means and ends required to achieve a goal […]

Principle One: Keep sentences simple

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This article is part of a series of articles entitled 10 Minimalist Principles for Good Technical Writing. Broadly speaking, minimalism is any style or technique that is characterized by an extreme reduction to necessities and radical simplification. A minimalist is a person who strives to restrict the means and ends required to achieve a goal […]

When More Is Less and Less Is More

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Broadly speaking, minimalism is any style or technique that is characterized by an extreme reduction to necessities and radical simplification. A minimalist is a person who strives to restrict the means and ends required to achieve a goal to a minimum. Applying minimalist principles to writing can support the key objective of technical communication: to […]

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