Conquering the “Look”
By Leigh Holland.
Reviewing my chapter today, I searched the document for the word “look”. Gasping in horror, I realized I’d used the word “look”, or some conjugation of it, far too often. 476 more words
*Roughly* 100 Words Similar to Said
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