|Those pesky filler |
There will be others that need removing in the editing process, but if I can reduce known repeat offenders along the way, it saves time later...
We use many of the filler words in everyday conversation, and according to an expert, in this 2017 article from the Independent newspaper online, those words have a purpose- politeness and processing. (That explains my use of 'well' in conversations...) :D
Perhaps that also fools our brain into giving filler words a pass card when we're writing drafts?
My top three: so, well, and just. I'm working on negating very.
Which filler words do you have to edit out?
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