Dive into Adverbs

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Dive into Adverbs

  1. 1. Dive into Adverbs By Dr. Nicholas Correa
  2. 2. Like perfume, the smallest application of adverbs is plenty. levitra levitra viagra viagra levitra levitra cialis cialis gener ic cialis generic cialis viagra 100mg online viagra 100mg online viagra viagra viagra viagralevitra levitra cialis online cialis online cialis cialis cialis levitra sales viagra cialis levitra sales viagra “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” ~ Stephen King “Adverbs are the tool of the lazy writer.” ~ Mark Twain
  3. 3. “In order to write good stuff you have to hate adverbs.” ~ Theodore Roethke “… the beastly adverb – far more damaging to a writer than an adjective.” ~ Graham Greene “It’s an adverb, Sam. It’s a lazy tool of a weak mind.” ~ Casey Schuler in Outbreak.
  4. 4. Never Use Adverbs? I’m not advocating that you never, ever use adverbs. Just don’t use them often. Sometimes you can’t help but use an adverb because no amount of verb hunting gets you where you want to go. If you try to get around an -ly adverb and can’t, then go ahead, leave it in.
  5. 5. Just remember: According to many writing teachers, a good rule of thumb for adverb use in adult fiction is about one per chapter. According to some editors, one adverb per every 100 pages is about right.
  6. 6. “In order to write good stuff you have to hate adverbs.” ~ Theodore Roethke “… the beastly adverb – far more damaging to a writer than an adjective.” ~ Graham Greene “It’s an adverb, Sam. It’s a lazy tool of a weak mind.” ~ Casey Schuler in Outbreak.

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