Here are some practical examples of edits I've made: the original sentence is in bold, with redundant text in red. The shorter sentence is in roman, with any added text in blue.
Why would I want to waste Charles Burdett's time? He is a busy man! He's also just had a new baby, so he has no time for verbosity.
I just wanted to say I am very much enjoying your newsletter.
I'm very much enjoying your newsletter.
You've hopefully been getting new orders for the tactics.
You've hopefully had new orders for the tactics.