Cliched phrases are usually viewed as products of lazy writing. So when we find them lurking in our stories, how do we fix them?
Here are some helpful tips from WRITERS HELPING WRITERS. (Note, this blog post has to do with cliches on a small scale, i.e. phrases, not overarching cliched plots and/or characters.
So do you have any cliches you love? Have you found that cliches are a common crutch in your writing? Can you think of times when cliches are appropriate? Do you know of a post or podcast that addresses cliches on a larger plot/character level?
Last Edit: Mar 4, 2021 12:11:22 GMT -6 by RAVENEYE
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