Writing & Editing Are you a good writer? 10 questions to ask You don’t have to gussy up your verbiage, with or without a thesaurus. Get syntax and usage right, and eliminate redundancies. By Richard BeckerMay 6, 2014 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.