Reading Shrunk’s Elements of Style will quickly showcase how concise writing leads to easier reading. This Plain English Campaign link has a list of words to avoid, including:
- consequently (so)
- ensure (make sure)
- forward (send)
- in accordance with (under, keeping to)
- in excess of (more than)
And remember, 2nd Draft=1st Draft - 10%!
Read full list at Plain English Campaign: How to write in plain English