Breakout Writing
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Breakout Writing

Pump Up Your Word Choices

Weak words destroy the integrity of your writing

Photo by Fikri Rasyid on Unsplash

I don’t believe that you need a huge vocabulary in order to become a better writer. What you need instead is the ability to resist the mindless sprinkling of weak words into your writing.

I say “mindless,” because writing with weak words may be nothing more than a habit. The logical part of your brain knows that “very” is a stupid word. It is…

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Melinda Crow

Melinda Crow

30-year freelancer. Found on: Newsweek, The Points Guy, Cruise Critic, MSN Travel, Writing Cooperative. Falcon Guide author. https://melindacrow.substack.com/