The Evil Adverb (via My Literary Quest)


The Evil Adverb Every writing book I've read offers this bit of advice to help strengthen writing – eliminate adverbs.  Today we will refresh our memories on what makes an adverb and explore why they should be avoided. Let's start by reviewing our adverb basics: Put simply, an adverb modifies verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs.  They can also be used to modify whole sentences and prepositional phrases.  Clear as mud, I know.  Let's have some examples:  (Adverb … Read More

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