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Are You Writing In The Passive Voice?

Don’t — It Could Send Your Readers To Sleep

Writing in the passive voice.
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I hold my hands up and freely admit to writing in the passive voice. I often do it without noticing and it’s only when I’ve finished an article and polish it into a final draft that I realise my error.

But, in fact, writing in a passive voice is strictly not an error or a mistake. It just stops your writing from being that much…




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Carel Kolchinski

Carel Kolchinski

Past lives as a journalist, PR poseur and commercial slave. Now an aged teetotaller, cyclist, enthusiastic musician and painter. Certified writing addict.

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