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  • Roger Colby

NaNoWriMo Tip #8: Adverb Use

One of the ugliest faux pas of any writer are the use of meaningless adverbs. There are three adverbs used by writers which slow down any writing style: really, actually and extremely.

If you can avoid these all together and find better adverbs or remove them altogether, your prose will take on a much more direct tone that will pull your reader in and show them rather than tell them.

For a handy list of adverbs, try this link. It has everything you need.

You are very welcome;)

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