By removing and replacing “distance verbs.”
We’ve all heard about too many adverbs, but another thing we need to watch for are verbs that put distance between the story and the reader.
Getting the reader to feel your character’s pain or joy is hard if you’ve used words that act as roadblocks.
Want to know which words put distance between character and reader?
Click and read the article below by Amy Rose Davis. She gives us a word list and a fix to pull the reader closer.
STRENGTHEN YOUR PROSE: DISTANCING VERBS by Amy Rose Davis
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Jean thank you for this. 🙂
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