Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life

5 weak words to whack from your writing

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There are 5 words that weaken your writing. Whack them when you see them and increase the power of your prose. In random order… Very and really are often used for emphasis. Funny thing is, they’re so weak they do a poor job of emphasizing much of anything. Here’s an example…

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Author: SBolithoe

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

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