Sloppy Writing 101.20

A quick thank you to Lara Shiffbauer for the Fabulous Blog Ribbon. For this award you need to list 5 favorites of books, things you love & hate, and fabulous moments. Along with tagging 5 others. I’m gonna be lazy here and skip out because things are hectic around here, so please forgive me. But…
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Sloppy Writing 101.19

Another word I overused was probably. Probably isn’t a bad word. And I wasn’t using it wrong. I just didn’t need it. I went into FROSTY recently and did a search. I found 72 probablys. So it’s not on par with my overuse of just or that, but writing experts say every words counts. And…
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Clichés

Jenny Morris from Falling For Fiction interviewed me on Friday. It was my first blog interview, and I was impressed with the research Jenny did to prepare her questions. So thank you, Jenny. It was a lot of fun. So back to clichés. No, these aren’t the stupid little clichés that show up in your…
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Sloppy Writing 101.18

Here is another word I sometimes over use or misuse: Almost. My examples are from an early version of FROSTY. -I almost thought I should be a travel writer, except that I didn’t like to write. (She almost thought? She either did or didn’t. How do you almost think?) -No wonder she took almost an…
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Sloppy Writing 101.17

Here are a few more sentences that contain an unnecessary word. -I almost thought I should be a travel writer, except that I didn’t like to write. -I didn’t tell her I thought it looked like fun. -Those first two weeks, I thought she kept waiting for me to break down. -The first time she…
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