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Quick & Painless Business Writing by Susan F. Benjamin

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The Quick, Painless, and Indispensable
Introduction

Why Quick and Painless?

The Six Golden Rules of Writing: Read, read, read and write, write, write.
—Ernest Gains
So why “Quick and Painless” business writing? Better to ask why not. Granted, you’d probably prefer drinking a Bloody Mary on a Sunday afternoon than writing a report in your cubicle—or sunny home office for that matter—but all things considered, writing isn’t the worst (or hardest) job in the world. In fact, you might actually enjoy it. Plenty of people do.
To get there, though, you need to extricate all that hurts and slows you down. You see, throughout your life, you’ve been overdosing on advice, ranging from practical (but distracting) to maddening, about the written word. ...

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