On October 5, 2016, Harvard Business Review published the article, “Stop Trying to Sound Smart When You’re Writing” written by Liane Davey. Davey reveals how at times, when a person wants to sound “smart,” he or she will try to use big words instead of simply stating their thoughts.
She would prefer to read material where the writing is barely noticed and the message is clear. She offers a checklist to help writers deliver their message without it getting lost.
You can check out the article here.