Friday, 12 August 2011

It's just that....

Good news - have now officially hit ninety percent on my word count-o-meter.
That makes me H.A.P.P.Y  :O)   Plus am at the really juicy bit, so it's coming easier than it did at some points along the way. Hoping to complete this draft & be onto revisions by the time August is out.

One of the many things i'll be addressing during revisions is my frankly audacious overuse of the word 'just'.
The lovely, beautiful Wordle reliably informs me that, so far, I have used it 236 times. Holy cow! That's, like, *cough* alot, isn't it?

Note to self: Just delete those unjustifiable justs!

Do you have any words that seem to crop up over and over in your writing? 


  1. LOL, I have a 2-column list that takes up an entire A4 sheet of words that I overuse. Am a sucker for adverbs like clearly, utterly and totally.

  2. That makes me feel a lot better Lucy. :O)
    I think i'm going to have to go through it with a fine tooth comb for my old favourites - completely is another I seem to use a lot, wordle informs me I use 'back' a heck of a lot too.

    Thanks Ms.D!

  3. I'm like Lucy, adverbs are my favourite. I just completely and totally, utterly love the fabulously wonderfully beautifully amazingly perfect adverb.