Are you using some words too often?
By Carol / March 3, 2014 /
Software helps find repetition.
My upcoming novel, Where the Carnies Are is in the editing stage right now and I just ran it through a little test that helps me determine what words I used the most when I wrote it. I’m going to tell you exactly how to do that (for free!) in just a minute.
First, let’s talk about WHY it is important to do this to your manuscripts. When writing, you will often use the words you are most comfortable with. That isn’t a huge problem, but it might make you sound repetitive and boring. Let me give you an example….