Each post for the A to Z Challenge is the challenge I set for myself.
|A is for
|The difference between active and passive.
HAL LONGLEAT AND THE TROUBLE WITH TRUTH
Hal hid in the shadows by the stable door when everyone else crowded forward to get a better view. He was quick, and thin as a whippet, and ready to dart back inside if anyone came to find him.
Could YOU have been gifted with the ability to identify and eliminate weak and brittle phrases from your work? To the uninitiated, these interlopers look like quality imagery.
CLICHÉ RAIDERS: REWRITE!
• accident waiting to happen
• actions speak louder than words
• all in the same boat
• all things considered
• almost too good to be true
• angel of mercy
• angry silence
• as luck would have it
• as sure as eggs is/are eggs
• at the end of the day
FOR A, I CHOSE THE ACTIVE VOICE. WHAT IS THE SUBJECT OF YOUR A POST?