Word Counts, is it better to use more or less?
When I first started writing grant applications, I thought it was important to reach the maximum word count every time. I would see a 200 word count maximum and think, I better get as much information in my response as possible. As I have become a more experienced writer, I realized this is a waste of everyones time. Word counts are meant to be a guide of how much information and detail to include. Ideally if you can get your point across in 100 words, use 100 words, do not j