Boost your writing: abandon two types of words

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Here’s a tip to give your writing more impact. Every time you write, you use eight parts of speech (the building blocks of grammar). Those eight elements are the verb, the noun, the pronoun, the adjective, the adverb, the preposition, the conjunction, and the interjection. Here’s the tip: abandon most adjectives and adverbs. In our …

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Top writers share tips on writing

dump adverbs and adjectives

Here’s our Christmas gift to anyone who spends any part of their day writing. It’s a collection of tips from writers who have distinguished themselves with their clarity, creativity and style. If you are looking for advice on writing, a great place to start is Stephen King’s book ‘On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft‘. …

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