Did the papers need to be twice their assigned length? Probably not. Given enough time with a red editing pen,
In hindsight, it probably would have behooved the professors to dock me points
As it is, I’ve had to curb my verbosity
If I turned in a 1500 word article for a 750 word assignment
Right now I’m working on a 1000 word article for a publication with the largest circulation I’ve ever written for. It’s also my highest paying market to date. As exciting as it is, there’s just one little rub: I have enough material to write a solid 2500 word article.
In the past couple days I’ve been trying to cram every possible point
I’ll get this sucker down to 1000 words