How to Write Good, by Frank L. Visco

Frank contributed these eleven rules to the world over two decades ago. They’ve become legendary and borderline folklore since then. Because no blog on writing, grammar, or punctuation is credible without mention of these rules, Gramlee proudly pays tribute to Frank’s contribution.

Avoid Alliteration. Always.
Prepositions are not words to end sentences with.
Avoid cliches like the plague. (They’re old hat.)
Employ the vernacular.
Eschew […]