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The Write Stuff: Overworked Adverbs

December 30, 2012

As writers, we love words, so we tend to use lots of them.  But wordy writing makes for slow reading.  One way to pick up the pace is to delete the adverbs very, quite, and really.

You can use Word (or the word processing software of your choice) to search for and delete all instances of those overworked words. You and your readers will never miss them.

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