Google Technical Writing - My Notes
Use Active Voice
Do - An actor must act on a target. (The cat sat on the mat.)
Don't - The target is being acted on by an actor. (The mat was sat on by the cat.)
- was interpreted as
- is generated by
- was formed by
- is frozen by
- Use strong verbs. Avoid weak verbs: forms of be: is, are, am, was, were, etc, occur, happen
- Reduce there is/there are Avoid starting a sentence with there is and there are.
- Focus each single on a single idea.
- Use lists
- Eliminate unneeded words Causes the triggering of -> triggers