Top 10 Ways to Write Good 10. Always avoid alliteration. 9. Proofread carefully to see if you any words out. 8. Analogies in writing are like feathers on a snake. 7. Don't use commas, that aren't necessary. 6. And don't start a sentence with a conjunction. 5. Don't abbrev. 4. Its important to use apostrophe's right. 3. Who needs rhetorical questions? 2. One-word sentences? Eliminate. 1. Stamp out, abolish, eliminate and avoid unnecessary redundancy.