Tips for Clear Writing and Using Plain Language

Recently, the Federal Communicators Network (join here) compiled some resources to help with clear writing and using plain language. Feel free to use the following documents to help if you need to brush up on clear writing or need to train others to become better writers.

Clear Writing and Plain Language Resources

•  Ten Tips for Clear Writing, provided by Carol LoSapio, Technical Writer-Editor, USDA
•  How to Train Others on Plain Language, PlainLanguage.gov
•  Plain Language Handbook for the Federal Government, provided by Catherine Tunis, EPA
•  Best Practices on Plain Language (currently being updated), National Institute on Drug Abuse

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