3 Ways New Writers Can Cut the Fluff and Make Their Writing Stronger and More Engaging

Jill Metcalfe
2 min readJan 16, 2022
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Sticking to the word count is one of the hardest things about writing Atomic Essays, but it’s one of the most useful skills you can learn.

Why you should learn to keep it short

  • 250 words is the perfect length to explore a single idea in some depth.

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Jill Metcalfe

Notion maximalist and note-taker. Overthinking and under-executing since 1991.