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The Shortform

My Writer Pet Hates

What are yours?

“Not again!” /Photo: Abigail Keenan

The longer you’ve been writing, the more you’re bound to feel strongly about certain words, phrases, and rules.

Here’s the top 6 I love to hate:

“Flesh out”

My imagination is vivid. “Fleshing out” creates revolting pictures in my mind.

“Often times”

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