Repetitive words, words, words


I’ve been working on polishing revisions to DOG DAZE OF SUMMER and as I made those edits I realized there were certain words I used too frequently. At first, I noticed fantastic and good. I shared my discovery with my peers in the online writing community (#ontheporch) and asked which words they overuse. Thanks to their feedback I added: just, that, like, want.

I also learned about a cool word cloud tool to help visualize which words I use most in my book. Here’s the current cloud. I’m still working on eliminating just, and from my word cloud looks like I have more work to do…


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