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Strengthen Your Verbs

The way we talk is lazy. There's nothing wrong with speaking in easy, simple sentence structures; in fact, it would seem stiff and formal if we tried to speak as though we were in an old play all the time. At the same time, we've got to remember that writing can be so much more interesting, so much more varied, so much more powerful than conventional speech. We've got to remember to strengthen our word choices in our writing, and that starts with strengthening our verbs. (Read more »)

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