Editing Tips

When we write our works-in-progress, it is easy to slip into the passive voice or use to many “ly” words in our manuscripts. Today’s featured post provides a few tips on cleaning up our rough drafts. I found it helpful and hope you will too.


Characters in fiction feel, and one goal we writers have is to evoke readers to feel along with them. However, in my reading I’ve noticed some problems connected with character emotions.

One difficulty comes when an author tells what the character is feeling instead of showing it. For example, she might say,

Fred excitedly picked up the package. Click here to read the rest of this informative article.



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Posted on December 27, 2013, in Research, Writing Tips. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Editing Tips.

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