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Writers: How to Find the Right Words Every Time
Creating images in a reader’s mind is what writing is all about. But oftentimes, finding the right words to express the meaning we want our readers to gain can be tricky. Writers toil over their words and nothing seems quite right. And this problem can have several different causes.
Perhaps your vocabulary isn’t broad enough—in other words you don’t know or don’t feel comfortable using the words that mean what you want to say. Or maybe you’re unknowingly writing in the passive voice and so your sentences come out awkward and your meaning is lost. If any of these challenges sound familiar, consider the following tips for finding the right words for what you want to say in your writing.
1. Vocabulary Builders
2. Simile and Metaphor
3. Active versus Passive Verbs
Finding Your Right Words
About the Author:
Melinda Copp is a writing coach, editor, and ghost writer who specializes in helping aspiring authors and writers achieve their goals. Sign up for her free newsletter, The WRITE Path, at www.FinallyWriteABook.com, and get a special report: "The Top Ten Mistakes Aspiring Authors Make and How to Avoid Them."
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