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Words to Knock Out of Your Writing

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Words to knock out of your writing. Procrastinators, idlers, flat modifiers, qualifiers, and other words that weaken writing and should be eliminated.

By Jay Harez

“Words build your story. The words you choose can strengthen or weaken your story. Some words are unnecessary and can make your writing sound awkward, indecisive, and weaken your story. Procrastinators, Idlers, Flat Modifiers, and Qualifiers are words that can weaken your writing. Look for these words in your story, and if they are weakening it, you should knock these words out of your writing…”

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Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.

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