10 Simple Edits for Critique Partners

10 Simple Edits for Critique Partners

image by slightly_different Zoe has developed a guiding resource for beginning writers. Her method is designed for brainstorming, shaping, and revising an early draft of a manuscript. General and specific tips are offered for applying rules of writing to enhance...
Squash These Wordy Phrases

Squash These Wordy Phrases

Try this exercise and see if you can make the example below more concise by substituting a word for wordy phrases. Have fun. Passage With Wordy Phrases Greg went inside of the house. He didn’t know where Alice had gone to, but the fact of the matter was that he was...