Write Right Helps Three Little Kittens Find Their Mittens

Write Right Helps Three Little Kittens Find Their Mittens

How to Be a Better Writer: Get Rid of the Lazy Words

How to Be a Better Writer: Get Rid of the Lazy WordsDuring a conversation with my accountability partner, she paused, horrified. “I said ‘very,’” she explained, “and I’m trying to rid myself of lazy words.” The phrase so captured my attention that I told her I was going to “borrow” it. She affirmed the quasi-loan, though, so there’s that.

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If the Word Fits, It Sits

If the Word Fits, It SitsThe right word looks like a cat with a box. If it fits, it sits—even if it oozes over the sides. It gives no thought to the box. It’s the right word, and the right word sits where and when it likes.

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