How to use the Sticky Sentence Report

Sticky sentences wobble around without getting to the point. They are hard to follow and should be rewritten to increase clarity.

Every sentence contains some words that don't have any actual meaning; they just hold your sentence together: and, in, the, of, etc. These glue words are empty spaces in your writing that your reader needs to get through to reach your meaning. Statistics show that published texts have a low percentage of glue words, and so should your writing.

The Sticky Sentence Report - in depth