5 Consequences of the Plain Writing Act

It’s been four years since the Plain Writing Act was signed into law. Still, many Americans aren’t aware that government documents are supposed to clear and easy to understand. And an alarming number of government writers don’t have the resources they need to achieve this goal. As someone who provides writing training to government biologists, […]

The Life-Altering Importance Of Plain Language

One day recently, somewhere in the US, a preschool boy was left on the bus after the morning ride to school for six hours, on his birthday. He was clear-eyed and quiet when he was found, still buckled into his seat, by his teachers. He may have had an accident with no access to the […]