Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Cut adverbs for stronger writing

Looking for a way to strengthen your writing?

Reducing your use of adverbs can help. That's the point of "Am I afraid of adverbs?" a blog post by Roy Peter Clark at Poynteronline.

Clark's analysis of the adverbs in two paragraphs convinced me they were superfluous.

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Blogger Yvonne Perry said...

You've again given me something to think about. I'll have to mark all the adverbs in a sampling of my writing to see if I am using too many. Thanks for the tip!

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