Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author Jack Strandburg – Setting up a Macro in Microsoft Word to Target Weak Words

November 29, 2015

Repeat after me, “Editing is my friend.” ๐Ÿ˜‰

Author Kelly Abell

Good Morning. I wish I could say that we were sitting on the porch today, but BRRR. So this morning Iโ€™m joined in my warm kitchen by Author/Editor Jack Strandburg. He offers some fantastic advice about targeting those useless words to make your manuscript read more smoothly. You donโ€™t want to miss this chat session. Take it away, Jack.

I have two goals for this session today, Kelly.

One, I provide examples of how certain words, when eliminated or revised, will greatly improve the readability of a manuscript. This exercise applies to all forms of writing; novels, short stories, non-fiction, article, blogs, and essays.

Second, I provide step-by-step instructions for creating a macro in Word to highlight these words and reformat as you choose.

All authors have their own approaches to revision. Some read every word and sentence aloud in a slow and methodical fashion in hopes of hearing somethingโ€ฆ

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One Response to “Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author Jack Strandburg – Setting up a Macro in Microsoft Word to Target Weak Words”

  1. Dijess said

    Flowers follow flowers and Colors ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ’•โค๏ธ

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