Imagine a large room with high ceilings. This room is an art gallery, and it has some incredible works of art on the walls. Unfortunately, all the wall-space which isn’t covered by the good art is covered by, um, not-so-good art: there isn’t one square inch of bare wall around the good art. Are you going to appreciate the good art, or is the not-so-good art going distract you?
Concise writing is like the art gallery with only the good art. All the unnecessary stuff which detracts from the important facts should be removed. This way, the reader can concentrate on the good stuff. Here are a few things to consider for concise writing: