Concise Writing and Revision. **Thanks to the Purdue OWL. What is concise writing?. Using fewer, more effective words to get across your main point Replace vague words with more specific, powerful words Global v. Local Revision. Vague v. Specific Writing.
**Thanks to the Purdue OWL
WORDY: During that time period, many car buyers preferred cars that were pink in color and shiny in appearance. (18 words)
CONCISE: During that period, many car buyers preferred pink, shiny cars. (10 words)