Common Errors to Correct When Editing Your Draft: Voice and Adverbs

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  1. Thank you Ashley for the great education. You are a great teacher. Cheers!

  2. Glynis Jolly says:

    For unexplained reasons, my 1st drafts are always filled with these two grammar mistakes. I haven’t been able to figure out why though because I don’t do it that often when I speak.

    • A Wise Woman says:

      For the average person, how we speak and how we write are very different. We’re more wordy when we write and more brief and blunt when we speak. In the same way, we’re taught to use adverbs for quick description; but for creative writing, it’s “forbidden”.

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