Gordon Ramsay would typically cull a failing restaurant's menu to just a few great dishes.
Bezos demanded every business plan be a single page.
Taleb advocates the via negativa - progress through reduction.
Churchill wishes he wrote a shorter letter.
Capote goes further: 'I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil'.
Matisse took actual scissors to his art.
Jenny Holzer stopped writing her own words, and foraged those of others.
Jenny Odell does nothing.