Writing Tips: Abolish the Adverbs – by Melissa Donovan…

on Writing Forward:

“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” ~ Stephen King

In the writing world, adverbs have a bad reputation for being weak and causing unnecessary clutter. But sometimes adverbs are necessary, and other times, they liven up a sentence or strengthen a description.

Today we’re going to explore adverbs and take a look at why they can be problematic.

Let’s start with a basic overview:

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