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Highway to Hell


“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.”

— Stephen King
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Goodbye to adverbs, she says reluctantly

Adverbs, we are told by the experts, ruin our writing. They are the mark of the amateur.

There are fashions in creative writing rather like there are in cooking. 178 more words


#amwriting: creating lean but descriptive prose

Some work is written so starkly it may as well be a phone-book. This tells me that author X has really taken to heart the much-bandied, amateurish idea of  568 more words


And more #RulesOfWriting

If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you’ll know that I believe most “rules of writing” need a good hard reality check. 432 more words


Woman's Weekly Workshop

Going to a Woman’s Weekly short story workshop held at their headquarters in Southwark Street, London, might not be the first choice of outing for some of the members of ninevoices, but the four of us who went reckoned that it was a fun day out, even if we didn’t learn anything startlingly new. 297 more words

The Lists #24: Some of the Worst Adverbs in the English Language

The Lists #24 by John King et. al.

Some of the Worst Adverbs in the English Language

In On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft… 103 more words

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