Checklist for editing paragraphs and essays

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If the dialogue is strong then you shouldn’t need ‘blurted’ or ‘shouted’ or words like that. They are fine in moderation, but authors have a habit of overusing them. In more extreme cases authors can descend into Tom Swifty dialogue (there are whole websites dedicated to this, and are worth checking out for a laugh: https://-/words-at-play/tom-swifties-puns-that-turn-adverbs-into-punchlines ). I do understand that ASD and similar needs can make it much harder though. It’s important to strike a balance.

Checklist for editing paragraphs and essays

checklist for editing paragraphs and essays

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