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Crutch Words and Lazy Phrases | BookDaily #AuthorTips

Is your writing limping along? Is it not as strong as you would like? Maybe it’s because you’re using too many crutch words and lazy phrases to prop it up.

Crutch words and lazy phrases are words and phrases that distance the reader from your characters, and (ultimately) from the story. They are overused words, imprecise words and phrases, clichés, filler phrases, and meaningless adverbs.

Two of my worst crutch words were began and started. I was often writing ...

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