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by wordwrestler
June 27th, 2011, 2:48 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Those ghastly -ly words
Replies: 27
Views: 8227

Re: Those ghastly -ly words

In my opinion, adverbs, including - ly words, are fine, in moderation. If the best way to get across what you're trying to say to the reader is with the use of an adverb, then why dance around the best solution just because of a blanket rule? Find the best way to get across the mood, the tone, the s...
by wordwrestler
December 7th, 2009, 1:11 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Old Ask Nathan Thread
Replies: 793
Views: 181883

Re: Ask Nathan

Hi, Nathan.

I've heard many editors don't read submissions this time of year. Please say it ain't so! My agented submission is out there, whimpering and biting what's left of its nails and dreading spending Christmas without a home.