Writing in Plain Language
Federal agencies are required to write in plain language and MCC embraces the use of plain language as a way to clearly communicate the agency's work with information that readers can understand the first time they read it.
Good Grammar Makes for Good Writing: Remembering the Basics
This section of the writing guide provides a list of guidelines for the use of proper grammar as well as tips for using everything from abbreviations and acronyms to titles and offices.
Grammar Pitfalls to Avoid: Answering Common MCC Writing Questions
This section of the writing guide provides a selection of often misused words and phrases with examples to help writers avoid grammar pitfalls and make the right choices.
MCC Terms: Using our Unique Vocabulary
Many of the words and phrases found in this section are in common usage and often dictated by personal preference, while others are unique to MCC. The guidelines in this section seek to create uniformity in MCC's documents.
Writing for MCC’s Public Website
When it comes to reading online text, less is more--it's what readers expect and deserve. This section of the writing guide provides guidelines for best practices when it comes to writing for MCC's website.