- Subscribe to Word of the Day http://www.reference.com/wordoftheday
- Avoid overused words http://www.buzzkiller.net/
- Check out non-American websites (bbc.com, straitstimes.com) for inspiration
- Put people front and center in your writing
In addition, check out these vocabulary websites:
- http://www.freerice.com/index.php: For each answer you get right, they donate 10 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Program.
- http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games_vocab.htm : includes medical jargon and tech terms.
- http://www.vocabulary.com/ a free resource used to enhance vocabulary mastery & written/verbal skills with Latin & Greek roots.