Cutting unnecessary words

Editing_and_proofreading_blog_649When writing the first draft, most of us focus on getting information onto the page. Whether the words just flow out, or whether we are struggling to string the concepts together, extra words creep in.

These extra words add nothing to the sense. They may be intended to add to the atmosphere. But do they?

If they are merely padding. These words need to be cut. Here are some ways to deflate those phrases.

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About The Proof Angel

I am a freelance editor and proofreader, working with a wide range of clients from large companies to individuals. I can help you to communicate clearly by carrying out a final check, or by suggesting ideas get your message over. I also have a sideline in textiles, as The Rainbow Angel.
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