Readability is a key skill of the best-selling author. How do they do it?

We analyzed some of Goodreads' most popular fiction picks for readability. We got some pretty interesting readability results. But what makes popular fiction so highly readable? 

23 January 2020 by Laura Kelly

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Readability for technical writers

Readability metrics are an invaluable tool for technical writers. How can you apply these Plain English rules to write clear and concise technical material?

16 January 2020 by Laura Kelly

5 content writing New Year’s Resolutions you should make

It’s the start of a new decade. What resolutions can you make for your writing that will empower you to create quality content that performs for your brand?

9 January 2020 by Laura Kelly

A year at Readable — Laura’s 2019 recap 

This year has flown by and it's hard to believe it's nearly over. Laura sums up her first year at Readable and what we've been up to in 2019.

18 December 2019 by Laura Kelly

Boris Johnson wins ‘foot in mouth’ of the year and other Plain English award highlights

Plain English Campaign have partnered up with Confused.com for the Plain English Awards 2019. What was the best and worst of readability this year?

11 December 2019 by Laura Kelly

5 Shakespearean words we should use more often

You might be surprised about how many everyday words and phrases come from Shakespeare. But what about the less common words?

3 December 2019 by Laura Kelly